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Physical Therapist

Pain 211

Pain the Elderly


  • Outline how the pain experience differs with age
  • Explore and differentiate particular conditions that commonly cause pain among middle-aged and older people
  • Examine difference in pain report and coping strategies among people of different age groups
  • Assess how age-related changes in neurophysiology may alter the pain experience
  • Explain how the pain experience is unique for older people in special populations, such as those with dementia
  • Compare ways to approach the assessment of pain in elderly persons

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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