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Register for the 2019 Oregon Pain Summit (January 26th & 27th)

December 5, 2018
Source: PainWise, Mid-Valley Pain Alliance, and the Oregon Physical Therapy Association

The Oregon Pain Summit is intended to provide attendees with up-to-date, and clinically useful, pain science. During the Summit attendees will learn how all pain is constructed, how pain functions, and the impact of other health domains on pain. Lecture topics for the 2019 Oregon Pain Summit will be specially curated to complement and bring depth to the information presented in the Oregon Pain Management Commission's recently released, Pain Education Module. Lecture topics will cover Nutrition, Mood, Movement, Motivational Interviewing and Sleep. Lectures will be presented by a variety of healthcare professionals.

Hosted in partnership by PainWise, Mid-Valley Pain Alliance and the Oregon Physical Therapy Association.

Dates: January 26th & January 27th, 2019

Times: 1/26 8:00am - 5:00pm; 1/27 8:00am - 1:00pm

For more information, including scheduled lectures, and to register, please visit the 2019 Oregon Pain Summit event site.

December 5, 2018
Source: PainWise, Mid-Valley Pain Alliance, and the Oregon Physical Therapy Association

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