In this episode, Dr. David Hanscom continues his discussion with Georgie Oldfield, a leading UK physiotherapist. She shares her insights about the key factors in healing chronic pain and the importance of a patient-physician relationship based on trust. She also discusses the evolution of the organization she created to help clinicians and psychologists learn these techniques and spread awareness among patients about her self-empowered approach to healing chronic pain.
Georgie Oldfield MCSP is a leading physiotherapist and UK Specialist in a pioneering approach to chronic pain that is evidence-based, educational and focuses on self-empowerment. Georgie is a clinician and author, having published her book, Chronic Pain: Your Key to Recovery in 2014. Through her company, SIRPA, Georgie also developed the first training program in this field in 2010, enabling health professionals to learn how to integrate this approach and the concept on which it is based within their own work. Georgie also speaks widely about this approach, gave a TEDx talk in 2019 and since 2015 has organized and hosted international conferences, which are held at 1 Wimpole Street in London, the home of the Royal Society of Medicine.