Clinical Pain Management Education and Research

Online Pain Management Education for Clinicians

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Pain Summit Online

The Pain Summit Online is a streaming product where you can get access to video recordings of San Diego Pain Summit conferences from 2015 - present.

Currently over 70 hrs of clinical pain education and research for only $479

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Clinical Pain Education

Presentations to help you learn clinical applications of pain research delivered by leading clinicians and research scientists

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Elevate Your Practice

Credible information in one place, so that you can focus on your practice, not on the task of keeping up with the mass of information out there

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Pain Management Education At Home

Conveniently learn from the comfort of home and on your schedule!

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Access to Pain Summit Online includes:

  • 60+ hrs of pain education and research
  • Citations, biographies, handouts (if applicable)
  • Downloadable slides (if speaker allowed sharing) 
  • Watch anywhere on any device (w/WiFi)
  • Instant access when future conference presentations are uploaded

The following one hour presentations are free to watch:

Crossing the Chasm by Dr. Jason Silvernail (2015)

A Tree Falls In The Forest: Improving Communication by Dr. Jonathon Fass (2017)

Pain In Mice & Men: Ironic Adventures In Translation by Dr. Jeffrey Mogil (2017)

Even Superheroes Need A Hand by Dr. Sandy Hilton and Dr. Mark Milligan (2019)

Transforming The Way We Think And Do Healthcare, panel w/ Dr. Sandy Hilton, Dr. Mark Milligan, Dr. Maxi Miciak, & Dr. Uchenna Ossai (2020)

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Reviews about Pain Summit Online

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "I have now listened to most of the lectures and feel my clinical practice has taken on a much more well-rounded, Biopsychosocial approach. I also feel that the Summit gave me many new practitioners to follow on social media so I can continue my learning." - Matt Foster, a lead Physical Therapist for Barnes Jewish West County Hospital’s Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "During the COVID lockdown, I was introduced to the San Diego Pain Summit Online. It is a great repository of contemporary information through interesting presentations by engaging and informed speakers. Learning about pain and how to better understand the patient experience has changed how I practice." - Murray Townsend, Chiropractor

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"San Diego Pain Summit always has fantastic presenters. I attended the live stream in 2019 and I loved it so much that I signed up for access to all of past Summits online. I listen to the talks while I run and I learn something clinically applicable each time. I even go back and re-listen to my favorites!" - Jennifer Carr, Physical Therapist

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"Pain Summit Online has helped my Massage Therapy practice by keeping me updated on pain science, from the comfort of my home in Toronto! Thank you for making these presentations available online." - Tiina Veer, Registered Massage Therapist

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"San Diego Pain Summit Online is a remarkable resource for clinicians interested in updating their understanding of pain and clinical skills. The interdisciplinary catalog of speakers is a virtual who’s who of the physical therapy and pain world, and the topics cover the spectrum from science to clinical application, with a strong emphasis on person centered care." - Keith Roper, Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Pain Summit Online contains the following presentations:

Clinical Applications & Frameworks

  • The Future of Pain Rehabilitation in Healthcare by Lars Avemarie (2020)
  • Multi-Model Approach To Chronic Pain In An HMO Environment by Kara Barnett (2015)
  • Evidence For Altered Body Perception In Pain by Tim Beames (2019)
  • You, Them, Us: What You Expect Is What You Get by Dr. Mark Bishop  (2019)
  • Pregnancy Does Not Equal Pain by Dr. Sarah Haag (2018)
  • Practical Pain Science In The Clinic by Dr. Sandy Hilton (2016)
  • Mind The Gap:  What is Happening to Those Taken off Opioids and still having Unrelenting Chronic Pain by Dr. Sandy Hilton (2020)

  • Making Connections: Manual Therapy For The Nervous System In Pain by Diane Jacobs (2015)

  • Making Progress In The Face Of Uncertain Pain by Dr. Erik Kruger (2015)
  • Implementing Pain Science Education Into Clinical Practice by Dr. Mark Milligan (2018)
  • A Paradigm Shift in Understanding and Treating Back Pain by 2017 Keynote: Dr. Peter O'Sullivan (2017)
  • I Am Not A Number: Understanding and Improving Pain Assessment Mandates In Healthcare by Dr. Kathryn Schopmeyer (2019)
  • Clinical Application Of The Pain Paradigm: Challenging The Challenge by Michael Shacklock (2016)
  • Crossing the Chasm: Integrating Pain Science and Finding Your Way by Dr. Jason Silvernail (2015)
  • Clinicians Get Creative presented by Dr. Bronnie Lennox Thompson (created by Paul Lagerman) (2017)
  • Professionalism Of Massage Therapy: Integration With Pain Science by Dr. Ravensara Travillian (2016)
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: The Missing Link In Persistent LBP? by Carolyn Vandyken (2017)
  • Neurodynamics From The Top, Down by John Ware (2015)


Exercise and Movement

  • Novel Movement Opportunities Using The 'Edgework" Approach by Cory Blickenstaff (2015)
  • The M.I.P. Algorithm: A Clinically Applicable Model For Motor Control by Dr. Joe Brence (2015)
  • Stepping Away From Exercise And Towards Movement by Ben Cormack (2017)
  • Simple Contact: Role Of Instinct To Self Correct by Barrett Dorko (2015)
  • Insights On Movement From A Feldenkrais Perspective by Todd Hargrove (2016)
  • Making Sense Out Of Exercise And Pain by Dr. Roderick Henderson (2017)
  • Yoga Therapy As A Vehicle For Pain Science Education by Neil Pearson (2015)


Improving Dialogue with Colleagues & Patients

  • Collaboration Forum: Facilitating Professional Dialogue moderated by Karen Litzy with guests: Ben Cormack, Dr. Jonathan Fass, Dr. Jason Silvernail, and Nick Tumminello (2017)
  • Improving Pain Science Communication To Patients And Peers by Dr. Jonathan Fass (2017)
  • Difficult Conversations And Patient Non-Compliance by Dr. Jason Silvernail (2020)


Patient Perspectives

  • 2018 Pain: The Patient's Perspective with Mark Renard, Joletta Belton, & Erin Jackson
  • 2019 Pain: The Patient's Perspective with Kira Stoops, Bronnie Thompson, & Keith Meldrum
  • 2020 A Conversation About Pain with Joletta Belton and Keith Meldum
  • 2020 Seek First To Understand: Navigating The Language Of Persistent Pain From A Patient Point Of View by Kathryn Gloor


Psychologically Informed Approaches to Pain Care

  • Making Movement Person Centered by Ben Cormack (2020)
  • Psychology Informed Practice: Beyond the Two Day Workshop by Diarmuid Denneny (2020)
  • Becoming A Responsible Human Interactor by Dr. Jarod Hall (2020)
  • The Pain Truth & Nothing But: Simplifying Pain Education by Dr. Bahram Jam (2018)
  • The Patient's Story: The Science Behind the Story by Dr. Mark Kargela (2018)
  • ‘Being’ Begets ‘Doing’: Establishing the Conditions Necessary for Cultivating Therapeutic Relationships by Dr. Maxi Miciak (2019)
  • PanelPsychosocial Influences On Pain And Its Treatment moderated by Dr. Jeffrey Mogil, panelists: Dr. Beth Darnall, Dr. Leonie Koban, and Dr. Christopher Moyer (2016)
  • Pain: Exploring The Human Experience by Dr. Michael Ray (2020)
  • As Providers, What We Say Matters....Matters A Lot by Sharna Prasad (2019)
  • A Case For Compassion In Pain Care by Shelly Prosko (2019)
  • Persistent Pain: Shame And Stigma In Clinical Encounters by Devra Sheldon (2020)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) by Alison Sim (2016)
  • More Than Words: How Can We Help People Express Their Experience Of Pain? by Mike Stewart (2018)
  • Getting From "Perhaps" To "Yes": Motivation, Confidence, And Communication by Dr. Bronnie Thompson (2016)
  • How To Think About Pain - Toward A Person-Centered Perspective by Dr. Timothy Wideman (2020)
  • Willingness To Have Pain And Commitment To Valued Living In Pain by Dr. Kevin Vowles (2016)


Science: Exploring Pain Research:

Understanding Research

  • When Biomechanics DOESN'T Matter: A Choose Your Own Adventure Lecture by Dr. Greg Lehman (2018)
  • Negotiating The Evidence Maze In Persistent Pain by Keynote Dr. Neil O'Connell (2018)
  • Low Back Pain: What Have Clinical Guidelines Ever Done For Us by Dr. Neil O'Connell (2020)

Latest In Pain Research

  • The Brain In Chronic Pain by Dr. A. Vania Apkarian (2018)
  • Virtual Reality For The Treatment Of Chronic Pain Disorders by Dr. Philip Austin (2020)
  • Placebo And Nocebo: Different Contexts, Different Pains by Dr. Fabrizio Benedetti (2016)
  • The Magic Of Placebo: Using The Art Of Deception To Improve Blinding In Clinical Trials by Dr. Felicity Braithwaite (2020)
  • About the Psychology of Feeling by Keynote Dr. Antonio Damasio (2019)
  • Are We Ready To Translate Research Into Practice? by Dr. Karen Davis (2019)
  • Birth And Death Of The Pain Engram by Dr. Melissa Farmer (2017)
  • Pain In Mice And Man: Ironic Adventures In Translation by Dr. Jeffrey Mogil (2016)
  • Deconstructing Palpation: The Illusion of Touch by Erik Ouellet (2020)
  • Biomarkers Of Vulnerability And Resilience To Pain by Dr. Tim Salomons (2020)
  • Fear In Chronic Pain: Mechanisms In Effective Treatment by Dr. Laura Simons and Dr. Rickard Wicksell (2018)
  • The Relationship Between Sleep and Pain. What To Do? by Dr. Catherine Siengsukon (2020)
  • Targeting Pain From Many Angles: A Foray Into Language, Sensory Modulation, and Brain Trickery by Dr. Tasha Stanton (2020)
  • Remembering The Pain In Childhood by Keynote Dr. Melanie Noel (2020)


Self Care For The Clinician

  • Serenity Amidst Pushback by Dr. Chris Caldwell (2018)
  • Even Superheroes Need A Hand by Dr. Sandy Hilton and Dr. Mark Milligan (2019)
  • Cultivating Mindfulness and Compassion In Our Lives by Dr. Nicolas V. Karayannis (2018)
  • What About Us? How Psychologically Flexible Are We? by Laura Rathbone (2020)
  • In Pursuit Of A Premise by Keith Waldron (2019)


Social Considerations in Pain Care

  • Know It, Own It, Change It - Transforming the Way We Think and Do Health and Health Care for the Good of All with panalists Dr. Sandy Hilton, Dr. Maxi Miciak, Dr. Mark Milligan, & Dr. Uchenna Ossai (2020)
  • Clouded Hope: Our Role In Addressing Opioid Use Disorder by Dr. Marcos Lopez (2020)
  • Chronic Pain Management In Low Income And Homeless Populations: When Uncertainty Is The New Normal by Jamie Lowy (2020)
  • Q&A from Dr. Robert Sapolsky's keynote presentation (2016)
  • Stories From The Clinic: What I Wished I Had Known About Pain Science by Dr. Ravensara Travillian (2015)
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