This two-day course offers interactive learning formats that include debates, Q&A, case presentations, didactic lectures and group discussions. Participants will benefit from immediate feedback on where concepts and practices fit within the best evidence and standard approaches.
The goal of this two-day course is to address the outpatient care of common musculoskeletal problems by primary care providers. The diagnosis and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal disorders will be covered in lectures, case discussions, and video demonstrations of examination and injection techniques.
Feeding children can be complicated, and even more so in a world that targets children with food marketing and convenience food. While the way a child eats is not solely in the hands of parents, there are strategies that can help your child build a healthy relationship with food. Stephanie Harshman, PhD, RD, LD, and Meaghan Alexander, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, of the Center for Feeding and Nutrition at MGHfC, share strategies for feeding children of all ages.
Dr. Kurz and various providers give a summation of learned concepts from pain psychology, mind body therapies and stress management, with time for group experience and reflection.
Integrative Medicine Workshop Sampler (9-11 am) with mind body experts trained in pain management:
Strong from the Start: Helping Teens Build Healthy Relationships and Recognize Early Signs of Unhealthy Ones2021-10-26
How can we support teens in developing healthy peer and dating relationships? This talk will focus on the early building blocks of children’s later peer relationships, how to recognize some early sings of unhealthy dating relationships, and information to clarify misconceptions that teens may have about dating relationships. Archana Basu, PhD, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, shares tips on how to help your teen foster strong, healthy peer and dating relationships.
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and Mindfulness Meditation for Chronic Pain (Online Program)2021-10-22
Changing negative thoughts and pain sensations can seem impossible, but finding a way to function better and live a healthy life with pain is possible.
Yoga and Meditation for Pain: Trish Hart, Yoga Instructor, SMART trained, expertise in mindfulness/stress management. Dr. Asimina Lazaridou, PhD, a researcher, author, and clinical psychologist will discuss these evidence-based mind body therapies for chronic pain and addiction.
175th Anniversary of the First Successful Public Demonstration of the Use of Ether for Surgical Anesthesia2021-10-15
On October 16, 1846, the first public demonstration of the use of ether as an anesthetic was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital, making pain-free surgery possible.
A senior physical therapist in the Foxboro/BWH system delivers a very well-received, engaging, evidence-based comprehensive pain workshop.