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PT Assistant

Therapeutic Modalities 205

Pain and Pain Management


  • Describe the mechanism of pain receptors and how pain is transmitted
  • Discuss the gate control theory and how pain is modulated and controlled
  • Compare and contrast the 6 different types of pain including: acute, chronic, nociceptive, neuropathic, dysfunctional, and psychogenic
  • Analyze 3 different ways to assess pain including the use of pain scales
  • Describe 5 different approaches for managing pain including the use of physical agents, pharmacological, exercise, and other pain management programs
  • Read case studies to highlight and understand clinical application

(Content from this course is included in the Therapeutic Modalities 101 course. Do not take this individual course if you plan or have taken TM 101)

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

Case Studies
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$36.00 USD

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