Pain Awareness Month is right around the corner. September is always a busy time for most of us. These are just a few of the Power of Pain Foundation’s events and activities during that time. Please feel welcome to join in on the events you are able to. We have other’s we are involved with from State to State. We look forward to all that you are doing for the mutual cause we share as well as the hope and fight for a cure we all work so hard for when raising awareness. If you have an event you would like me to share, please feel free to contact me.
I wish you pain eased days and nights, ~Twinkle V.
September is Pain Awareness Month!
September 4, 2013 – September 7, 2013
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Event website: www.painweek.org
Lyme MS Neuropathy Pain RSD
Audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, hospitalists, dentists, social workers, and podiatrists
The PAINWeek 2014 Schedule at a Glance is now available! Debuting this year will be two new course formats to broaden the educational experience for our attendees:
Frontline Practitioner Focus will delve into the practice challenges that are particular to provider types and practice settings, including hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists and physician assistants
Clinical Conundrums will present case-based examinations of assessment and diagnosis, and criteria for specialist referral in the pursuit of better treatment outcomes
Chronic Pain Solutions Webinar Series
Power of Pain Foundation
Please register for Chronic Pain Solutions on Jul 24, 2013 5:00 PM PDT at:
Dr. Daniel Twogood, D.C., has been practicing chiropractic medicine in Southern California for 30 years. The doctor will describe 10 steps necessary to lower or eliminate chronic pain. This program does not work for everyone, but is noninvasive and we hope that attendees take away a few good pointers from it. This webinar not a cure, it is a tool to help people manage their chronic pain.
Dr. Twogood will discuss that chronic pain is caused by ongoing inflammation which is caused by specific substances in the diet, food additives & medication. He was also on the blogtalk show Living with Hope, sponsored by the Power of Pain Foundation in May 2013.
Over 100 million Americans suffer with some form of chronic pain such as back pain, fibromyalgia, migraines and arthritis. His book is easy to read and lists the ten steps necessary to eliminate chronic conditions fibromyalgia, headaches, psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and more, based on this doctors findings over all the years he has been practicing medicine.
Where conventional medicine isn’t always effective, Dr. Daniel reports that relief is available by following these 10 steps outlined in his book. Most patients he works with recover well before 90 days.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
The Power of Pain does not endorse the presenter or their products. This is being offered as a tool that people in pain and their caregivers can listen to, ask questions, and start a discussion.
POPF’s P.A.I.N. Summit 2013
September 14, 2013 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Conference Center
9003 East Shea Boulevard
ONLINE and in PERSON
Power of Pain Foundation firstname.lastname@example.org
The 7th Annual P.A.I.N. Summit hosted by the Power of Pain Foundation provides a great avenue for pain education for providers, patients and their caregivers. This year’s conference consists of an exhibit area and educational sessions that focus on better diagnosis and treatment options for pain patients, chronic pain issues (as a whole), prescription monitoring programs, and Proper Opioid Management. There will be breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack provided to attendees.
The event will be hosted by Brittany Brannon, Miss Arizona USA 2011, model, and RSD patient. The event will also feature two celebrity speakers, Dr. Natalie Stand, MD winner of the Amazing Race, and WWE star and professional wrestler, Raven.
The day will consist of two sessions.
8am – 1:00pm The morning sessions are focused for healthcare providers. This includes all areas of expertise; anesthesiologists, complementary medicine specialists, emergency room, general practitioners, internal medicine, neurologists, nurses, orthopedics, pharmacists, physiatrists, physician assistants, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, surgeons, and therapists. Any clinician who practices, or is interested in practicing, pain management from an integrative perspective, will benefit from the meeting. HCP’s will be introduced to the rapidly expanding field of diagnosis and treatment. This conference will proved attendees a greater awareness and understanding of the need to appropriately identify, diagnose (HCPs only) and treat/seek treatment of common types of pain, including fibromyalgia, painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy and other chronic pain conditions.
1:30pm – 4:30pm The afternoon sessions will be filled with patients and their family/ caregivers. This portion of the conference will provide attendees a greater awareness and understanding of the need to appropriately identify, and treat/seek treatment of common types of pain.
There is no charge to attend this conference.
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Ongoing Registration Breakfast served Hosted by Brittany Brannon
8:15 am – 9:00 am Keynote address: Preventing complications that arise from diabetes such as peripheral neuropathy (pain)
Dr. Natalie Stand, MD, Amazing Race Winner, USC Pain Clinic
9:10 am – 9:55 am An Integrative Approach to Chronic Pain Dr. Philip Getson, DO, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
9:55 am – 10:40 am Cultural Competency and the Patient in Pain Dr. Maged Hamza, Virginia Commonwealth University
Pain Clinic Director, Richmond, VA
10:40 am – 11:20 Evidence Based Chronic Pain Care Linda Watkins, PhD, University of Colorado
11:20 am – 12:00 Complementary Medicine and its role in Chronic Pain Management (TBD)
12:00 pm – 1:00 Open Discussion with the Speakers and Attendees Lunch is served, Exhibitors
Patient/ Caregiver Sessions
1:30 pm – 2:30pm An Integrative Approach to Chronic Pain Dr. Philip Getson, DO, Drexel University, NJ
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Prescription Drug Monitor program Explained Rob Kronenberg, PharmD
3:15 pm – 4:00pm The Patients Perspective; At Home Pain Coping Skills Raven WWE Wrestler, Barby Ingle Power of Pain
Foundation, and Diane Kennelly AZ Fibromyalgia Group Leader
If you are unable to attend in person, you can attend by watching our UStream Channel
AANEM 60th Annual Meeting
September 17, 2013 – September 20, 2013
Event Website- http://www.aanem.org/Home.aspx
American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Academy of Pain Management
September 26, 2013 – September 29, 2013
JW Marriott Orlando
4040 Central Florida Parkway
The American Academy of Pain Management’s 24th Annual Clinical Meeting
Come for the education, the experience, and the pure enjoyment!
Join us at the Academy’s 2013 Annual Meeting, Exploring the Science, Practicing the Art and expand your knowledge and understanding about pain management, meet some of the most forward-thinking experts in the field, gain practical hands-on experiences, and have a great time!
Who Should Attend – Any clinician who practices, or is interested in practicing, pain management from an integrative perspective, will benefit from the meeting.
Institute on Psychiatric Services
October 10, 2013 – October 13, 2013
Event Website- http://www.psych.org/
ASA Annual Meeting
October 12, 2013 – October 16, 2013
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Event Website- http://www.asahq.org/
2013 Scottsdale Headache Symposium
November 13, 2013 – November 17, 2013
American Headache Society
Event Website- http://www.achenet.org
Comic Pain Relief
November 8, 2013
Chandler Center for the Arts
250 North Arizona Avenue
Power of Pain Foundation 480-882-1342
Event Website: http://powerofpain.org/
Comic Pain Relief 2013 presented by the Power of Pain Foundation for NERVEmber. More Info to come!
Comic Pain Relief is a charity show to help raise awareness of chronic pain issues through a great social event using comedy. The event is open the public.
The Comic Pain Relief show will take place to help raise proceeds and support for low income and under-insured patients who are affected by chronic pain conditions such as Post Cancer Neuropathy, MS, Lyme Disease, Diabetic Neuropathy and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
Neuropathy pain conditions affect people of all ages, and races. There are over 100 million Americans with Chronic Pain.
Ken is the Executive Director of the Power of Pain Foundation, and an expert on several neuropathy conditions. Ken@powerofpain.org
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