Arthritis Public Forums and Presentations
The Arthritis Society organizes a number of public forums in commuities across Canada that allow people with an interest in arthritis to hear experts speak on topics such as current and emerging treatments, and recent research findings.
Videos of past forums can be found here.
To find out if there is forum being offered near you, you can call 1.800.321.1433 to speak to someone at The Arthritis Society's New Brunswick Division office.
Overcome Pain, Live Well Again
Watch video here
This public forum was held on September 21, 2012 in Shediac, NB. Neil Pearson, MSc, BScPT, BA-BPHE, CYT, RYT500, is a physical therapist, a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, and a yoga therapist. Neil works exclusively with people in pain. This session covers:
•The science of pain and pain management.
•How the body and brain respond when the body detects danger.
•How the nervous system changes when pain persists.
•Self-management techniques to return your nervous system functioning towards normal.
•How to decrease your pain, improve your function and help you live well again.
Learn more about Neil Pearson’s pain management strategies.