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Mind Meets Movement, Movement Meets Mind: Leveraging the Power of the Mind for Optimized Movement
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Mind Meets Movement, Movement Meets Mind: Leveraging the Power of the Mind for Optimized Movement

Sponsored by M2M Foundation

When: Saturday, November 9
8:00 am – 5:00 pm PST
Where: Mount Saint Mary’s University
Rose Hills Auditorium
10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA  90007
United States
Presenter: Skulpan Asavasopon, MPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT & Christopher Powers, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA
Contact: Skulpan Asavasopon

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Dr. Skulpan Asavasopon raises awareness about the important roles of the mind and how its natural super powers can be leveraged to overcome the complexities of chronic pain and suffering. Dr. Christopher Powers raises awareness regarding the important role of a movement-centered approach in the chronification and de-chronification of pain. Together, through this exclusive 1-Day Mini Mastermind Pain Intelligence Course, they will teach you pragmatic methods for addressing complex and difficult patients through the application of the a novel Pain Edutreatment model that is powered by the integration of mindfulness and a movement-centric approach. Through this integrated mental and physical approach, you will learn new ways to connect with your patients, how to redirect patients toward their goals by demystifying chronic pain, and how to reinforce healthier mind and movement behaviors to reverse the pain chronification process.

Course Objectives

  • describe the 6 scientifically-based mental processes to help reverse the chronification of pain for the patient and help reduce burnout for the provider
  • describe how a movement-centric approach can prevent and reverse the chronification of pain
  • follow a structured and organized approach based on the integration of mindfulness and movement science
  • understand how to construct and conceptualize complex and difficult patient cases based on central and peripheral mechanisms of pain
  • provide a graded exercise program aimed at addressing cognitive, affective, and physical mechanisms of chronic pain

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