THE NEUROSCIENCE OF PAIN webinar

Presented by Dr. Marnin J Romm

Pain is multidimensionel, it invlolves not only the sensation of pain but also the emotional experience associated with it

Register for the webinar

Date: 26th 27th of June  and 1st of July

Time: 18:00 to 21:00

Accreditation: 10 CPD Points

Price: R2150

For Who: Medical Practitioners | Psychiatrists | Physiotherapists | Neuropsychologists | Psychologists | Occupational Therapists | Chiropractors

About the webinar

The biopsychosocial approach to understanding pain has been identified as the most successful model to date, in that it encapsulates the broader issues embedded in the interactions among the biological, psychological, and social components unique to each individual.

This course will focus on the The Biopsychosocial model and focus on the following aspects

  • Run through a general introduction of pain science
  • Understand peripheral mechanisms contributing to pain ie noxious stimulus
  • Understand mechanisms in the spinal cord contributing to pain
  • Understand the brain`s role in pain
  • Understand descending faciliatory pathways contributing to the pain experience/pain perception
  • Understand simple pharmacology related to pain mechanisms

Dr Marnin J Romm

Dr. Marnin J Romm: Dr. Romm is a specialist interdisciplinary Pain Management clinician and academic currently based in Boston USA.

He has a PhD in PT (pain management), an MSc in both Pain Science and Physical Therapy and also an Honors degree in Clinical Psychology.

In addition to being a faculty member for various academic institutions, Dr. Romm is affiliated with Harvard Medical School as a pain science research fellow in the Neuromodulation lab.

Marnin is an assistant professor in interdisciplinary pain neuroscience and pain management.

 His PhD at the University of Miami focused on specific novel areas within the world of pain management and pain neuroscience.

 
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