|Intended Audience||SAS Doctors|
Definition of chronic pain and its nature. Central and peripheral sensitisation; bio-psycho-social model; multidisciplinary approach. The incidence and impact of chronic pain, both within the UK and world-wide. Current available guidelines and information resources. Risk factors, early recognition and prevention of the condition.
To gain an understanding of the whole situation of patients with chronic pain as well as the importance of the psycho-social impact. How to manage with different models, care pathways and evidence-based approaches to treatment including self-management, exercise therapy and rehabilitation.