Heather Watson, BEd, BSc, MPT
Heather Watson joined the LifeMark Health Pain Management Team as a physiotherapist in 2008. She holds an MPT and a BEd. from the University of British Columbia and a BSc. (Biology) from the University of Victoria. She was a winner of the Silver Quill Award and is currently trying her hand at parenthood.
Workshop session: Management of the Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Patient — the Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist Approach
The learning objectives are:
- To recognize the signs and symptoms of chronic pain and what clients typically say during assessment and the course of treatment
- To identify various pitfalls of working with persons with chronic pain
- Strategies for effectively navigating the pitfalls of chronic pain management
- The importance of work as an attainable goal and strategies to promote return-to-work success