Update March 13, 2014
The Inter-disciplinary Workshop for Health Professionals, Making Sense of Pain, was organised by Dr John Quintner (Pain Medicine physician) and Melanie Galbraith (Physiotherapist).
The Workshop was sponsored by Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA and held at the Wyllie Arthritis Centre, 7th and 8th March 2014.
Key presenters were John, Melanie, Mary Roberts (Psychologist), Jane Muirhead (Occupational Therapist) and Vance Locke (Academic Psychologist) were key presenters.
Vanessa Watson and Eva Miller were our two Pain Champions who told their stories and engaged with the Health Professionals on the second day of the workshop.
The aim of this workshop is to provide physiotherapists and other health professionals with an opportunity to effectively translate their knowledge and skills into clinical practice. Of equal importance is that they become aware of their own beliefs and attitudes to people in pain and the potential for these attributes to colour therapeutic relationships and influence outcomes. Continue Reading