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Did you know that research is currently being done into ways in which new technologies-ranging from virtual reality and robotics to social media-may be used as a technological form of analgesia and pain management. Join us this Wednesday February 13th at 8pm on PAIN WAVES RADIO for "Emerging Technologies in Pain Management" when our guest will be Diane Gromala. Diane is a Canada Research Chair and a Professor in the Simon Fraser University School of Interactive Arts and Technology. He
Meet Don Nixdorf, DC, Executive Director of the British Columbia Chiropractic Association, co-author of the book Squandering Billions, a comprehensive analysis of Canada's health care system (Hancock House, 2005), a leader in a vast range of clinical trials of Farabloc with a diverse range of ailments. We will discuss Dr. Nixdorf's breakthrough product "Farabloc," a clinically-proven, 30-year old holistic medical aid that reduces exposure to high frequency electro magnetic fields, which helps to alleviate chronic pain and sports injuries in people as well as pets.
Learn about the technology behind the fabric, and how this material can help alleviate phantom pain in amputees or the pain associated with arthritis or sports injuries.
Join us on Pain Waves Radio when we'll be dicussing the management of pediatric chronic pain. To help us better understand this issue, we'll be speaking with pediatric pain specialist, Dr Gillian Lauder. Dr Lauder is a Pediatric Anaesthesiologist with over 20 years of clinical experience. She has an extensive expertise in the assessment and management of acute and chronic pain in children. She currently works in Vancouver at BC Childrens’ Hospital. Her subspecialty interest in pediatric anesthesia and pain management is regional or interventional pain techniques. Dr Lauder is also a Board Member at Pain BC. PLEASE CALL IN WITH YOUR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS ON CHRONIC PEDIATRIC PAIN!
Have any of the following questions crossed your mind regarding pain medications? Are my medications not working if they don't take away the pain completely? What's the point bringing up my concerns about pain medications with pharmacists if they can't make changes to my medications? I'm dependent on my pain medications to function. Does that make me an addict? If these or any other questions are of interest to YOU, please tune in Wednesday March 13th, 2013 at 8pm on Pain
Informative session on Green Project Management and how project managers can achieve sustainable results
Joel Carboni is the President of GPM Global, a US based project management professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of project management practices that decouple environmental degradation and economic growth.
He has over 15 years’ experience in project and program management, working and consulting in both the private and public sectors for organizations in Banking/Finance, Energy, Legal, Technology, as well as local government.
Joel is the author of the PRiSM project delivery method and the co-author of the book “The GPM Guide to Sustainability in Project Management”. Joel works to support training providers and academic institutions around the world as an advocate for SiPM (Sustainability in Project Management) and due to his efforts, GPM has grown to be active in over 50 countries and is a member of the UN Global Compact offering the only registered project management training course from North America to be registered with the International Project Management Association.
Joel has been recognized for his work with to promote Peace, Culture, and Education around the world and has received the Liberty and Humanitarian Award from the SGI.
Novocur Pain Management Clinic is the first in the nation introduce a new nerve treatment for patients young and old suffering from osteoarthritis. This new nerve treatment could delay or possibly eliminate the need for knee surgery. Every year in the United States alone, more than 300,000 knee replacements are performed, and the number is expected to increase 525% by the year 2030. While thousands of Osteoarthritic pain sufferers undergo knee replacement surgery each year, thousands of o
Having worked in music therapy for almost 20 years, Annette Whitehead-Pleaux currently works with pediatric burn patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Boston. There she provides clinical services that focus on pain management, anxiety management, reduction in trauma symptoms, body image, improving fine and gross motor skills, and quality of life issues. In addition to her clinical work, Annette has conducted clinical research on the effects of music therapy on pain. In
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - CRPS (formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy - RSD) is a form of severe chronic pain usually affecting the arm or leg, typically developing after an injury, surgery, stroke or heart attack. Our guest will be Dr. Brenda Lau, a Vancouver, BC-based anesthesiologist, focussing on post-surgical pain syndromes, neuropathic and axial spine pain. Dr Lau will briefly outline the symptoms, possible causes, and treatment options for CRPS and will
Carrie Nuayalis, NPD Solution Evangelist, Planview & Maureen Carlson, Partner, Appleseed Partners give a sneak peak into the results of the 2013 Resource Management and Capacity Planning Benchmark Study. The just-released study results reveal the global state of resource management and capacity planning and this talk will focus on the survey findings around Product Development – the pains, risks and opportunities of resource management and capacity planning. The top characteristics of mature organizations and recommendations for next steps in these areas will also be discussed.
Maureen says, "This is a great opportunity to discuss the pains and risks that product development organizations face in this area, and also to share the characteristics of mature organizations that have successfully overcome these challenges to improve time to market with existing resources. We'll discuss several recommendations that any organization can leverage for improvement."
This week on Beating Neuropathy and Chronic Pain, we’re going to talk about shingles. Shingles is a recurrence of the chicken pox virus, varicella zoster. If you had chicken pox as a child, the virus can be reactivated in your body and become shingles. It can present as unexplained acute mid-back pain and should be treated with antiviral medication within the first 72 hours of onset. Early diagnosis and treatment will lessen the duration and likelihood of complications from shingles. One
Holistic Project Management Consulting (www.HolisticPMC.com) is proud to bring another awesome project management discussion session to our project management community.
Join us live on-line and enjoy the great information shared. The linke will also be a recorded link moments after the session ends. Enjoy!
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Karen Favazza Spencer is an Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Master with 20 years business experience working in a variety of venues from small business to large software companies.
With a background in education and psychology, and certification as an Innovation Games® facilitator, Karen’s overall goal is to improve the collaborative decision making skills of teams so that both productivity and job satisfaction soar.
For more about Karen or to order copies of her book “A to XP: The Agile ABC Book,” visit AgileKindergarten.com.