Chronic pain is persistent or recurrent pain lasting longer than three months or pain occurring on at least half the days for six months or more. Estimates suggest that chronic pain affects more than 20% of the global population. The best-practice management of chronic pain requires that clinicians identify both peripheral and central pain generators, then combine passive interventions, a healthy dose of self-care, and active measures.
In this 1-hour lecture, Dr. Steele will cover recent advances in pain neuroscience education, self-management, and non-pharmacologic therapies. During this hour, you will learn about these strategies matched with evidence-based treatments to manage chronic pain effectively. The chiropractic profession is uniquely positioned to deliver this care—are you?
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Dr. Steele is currently in private practice at Premier Rehab in the greater St. Louis area. He began his career with a post-graduate residency at The Central Institute for Human Performance. During this unique opportunity, he was able to create and implement rehabilitation programs for members of the St. Louis Cardinals, Rams, and Blues. Dr. Steele currently lectures extensively on evidence-based treatment of musculoskeletal disorders for the University of Bridgeport’s diplomate in orthopedics program. He serves on the executive board of the Illinois Chiropractic Society. He is a Diplomate and Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO). His mission in practice is to get people in and out of pain as fast as possible; then give each patient the education and rehabilitation to never see them again. Dr. Steele is also the co-founder of ChiroUp.com, a resource used around the world by practicing chiropractors and colleges.