How to Talk to Chronic Pain Patients About Neuroplasticity, CBT and Mindfulness

November 09, 2017 11:30AM

If you’ve ever tried to explain neuroplasticity in a few sentences with your chronic pain patients, then you know how challenging that can be. Clinicians need to be careful in how we talk about neuroplasticity, self-management and catastrophizing with patients. Depending on the patient’s level of readiness and knowledge about mind-body therapies and psychosocial approaches, discussing complex concepts can sometimes have the opposite of our desired effect.

In this webinar, Dr. Wong shares proven strategies for successful patient education about chronic pain, even in the shortest visits, in any clinical setting.