Saturday, February 24, 2018

How Yoga Helps Chronic Pain

In the video below, learn why Catherine R. Stallworth, MD, FAAPMR, RYT, started incorporating yoga into her pain management practice:

Want to learn more? Take Dr. Stallworth’s course, Yoga, Mindfulness, and Hypnosis: An Exploration of the Science and Art of Healing, in our new Pain Care Learning Center. Upon completion of this 1-hour CME activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the physical, cognitive, and behavioral factors that influence pain.
  2. Establish theoretical and empirical rationale for using yoga, mindfulness, and hypnosis to influence pain and suffering.
  3. Articulate the neurophysiologic basis of pain and its implications.
  4. Demonstrate the use of mindfulness and breathwork for the modulation of pain.

This course is free for Academy members, and only $25 for non-members. Learn more and access the course here.

Catherine R. Stallworth, MD, FAAPMR, RYT, is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation with more than 20 years of experience working with patients experiencing pain and disability. She blends her training in traditional Western medicine, yoga, integrative medicine, and hypnosis in her work with patients and students. Dr. Stallworth currently runs a 24-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit and leads a dedicated team of health professionals who routinely integrate yoga into their holistic approach to patient care. She is also the founder of BE Well, an outpatient integrative medical practice in Nashville, Tennessee.


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