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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Overview and Treatment options 2019

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Breakers Country Club

64 Dover Road

Wamberal, NSW 2250

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2nd ANNUAL COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME WORKSHOP

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HNECC Primary Health Network in collaboration with Central Coast Local Health District is presenting the 2nd annual Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) education event for Medical Practitioners, Allied Health Practitioners and interested Nursing staff.

Workshop content covers the following topics:

  • CRPS (types 1 and 2) in Adults and Children & differences in treatment
  • Wide-ranging complications of CRPS
  • Since there is an overlap in CRPS and chronic pain conditions that mimic CRPS, presentation will help understand diagnosis and treatment of not only CRPS but also other chronic pain conditions in both adults and children.
  • Diagnostic features of CRPS
  • Central Sensitization – the mechanism behind CRPS
  • How to look for a cause of CRPS in adults
  • How to look for a cause of CRPS in children
  • Management options for CRPS – avoiding harmful treatments
  • Physiotherapy and its role in pain management
  • Thermography & Discussions on current CRPS research
  • Novel approach to managing CRPS -beyond just neuropathic Pain
  • Nutrition 101 for chronic pain & CPRS

Australian and International Keynote speakers include:

  • USA - Professor Philip Getson (Internationally recognised expert)
  • Aust. - Katherine Brain, University of Newcastle (Dietitian & Research Academic)
  • Aust - Dr Sachin Shetty , the Director of PRISM , Director of Training in Rehabilitation Medicine at Prince of Wales and Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the UNSW Medical School.
  • Aust. - Dr Marc A Russo MBBS FANZCA FFPMANZCA (Director, Hunter Pain Clinic)
  • Aust. - Laurenda Cook (Physiotherapist, Central Coast Integrated Pain Service)

Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019

Venue: Breakers Country Club, 64 Dover St., Wamberal

Time: registration from 3.00 pm

Finish 10pm

Cost: FREE

Note: For access to livestream in rural and remote areas, please register with PHN on Education@hneccphn.com.au

RACGP category 2 I ACRRM points pending

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