ACT Special Interest Group Meetings

ACT SIG Meeting - ACT Pain Centre: Multidisciplinary team assessment and treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

7:00pm Wednesday, 27 May 2020
8:30pm Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Special Interest Group Meetings
ZOOM
ONLINE
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Australia

7.00pm AEST start.

This 1 hour presentation will cover ACT Pain Centre Service. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome will be discussed in detail including assessment and treatment.

If you are an interstate therapist you are welcome to join this meeting, however, please note this presentation will include information about the ACT Pain Centre in Canberra.

Please RSVP by 26 May 2020

For Zoom attendees, if you do not hear from us by the day of the event with log in details, please email ahtaact.sig@ahta.com.au

About the Speakers:

DR ROMIL JAIN

FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF ACT PAIN CENTRE 
SPECIALIST PAIN MEDICINE PHYSICIAN AND INTERVENTIONAL PAIN SPECIALIST 
MBBS, MD, FCICM, FFPMANZCA, FIPP 

BiographyDr Romil Jain is the founder and Director of ACT Pain Centre. Dr Jain is a qualified Specialist Pain Medicine Physician and Interventional Pain Specialist. He completed his post graduate qualification (MD) in Anaesthesia from world renowned L.T.M.G Hospital in Mumbai before moving to Australia. He completed his Fellowship in Intensive care (CICM) from Sydney. He then completed his Fellowship in Pain Medicine under mentorship of Prof Sundaraj in Sydney and later Fellowship in Interventional Pain through World Institute of Pain. Dr Jain is also working as Director of Pain management Unit, Canberra hospital. He is clinical Lecturer in Australian National University and involved with teaching of medical students and registrars in Canberra Hospital. Dr Jain is also an examiner with ‘Faculty of Pain Medicine’ and involved in many educational and research activities. Dr Jain believes in comprehensive care of chronic pain patients in multidisciplinary environment. He is an ‘Interventional Pain Specialist’ and uses Pain Procedures as part of Biopsychosocial model of Pain. Dr Jain’s area of interest includes Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS), CRPS and other intractable neuropathic Pain conditions. Dr Jain is well experienced in various Pain procedures including radiofrequency ablation and Neuromodulation. He is also passionate about offering various pain procedure options for intractable Cancer pain including Intrathecal catheter.

EMILY PEELGRANE

Emily graduated from the University of Queensland in 2000 and has worked right across Australia, the USA, UK and Costa Rica. Her areas of interest and speciality are in neurology, complex and chronic care, research and adult education. She is passionate about teaching pain science to clients as well as training the next generation of therapists to ensure high quality, evidenced based and patient centered services for people experiencing chronic pain. Emily's interest in pain science was ignited when she conducted a project looking at teaching clinicians how to better screen and approach clients with chronic pain conditions to ensure they received better services.  She has now done additional training in chronic pain including courses like GMI, motivational interviewing and "brave" training.  Emily is a member of a number of chronic pain interest and research groups including "The pain masterminds network", "Exploring pain science" and "Pain cloud".

MATT CROGER

PAIN PHYSIOTHERAPIST 
PERSISTENT AND COMPLEX PAIN CONDITIONS 
M.D. OF SCIENCE IN MEDICINE (PAIN MANAGEMENT), BPHTY (HONS) 

Matt is a physiotherapist with more than ten years’ experience. Born and bred around Lake Macquarie, NSW, he moved to Canberra shortly after graduating from the University of Newcastle. Matt quickly developed an interest in persistent and complex pain conditions, which lead to completing a Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) through the University of Sydney. Matt is one of the very few physiotherapists in the ACT to hold this qualification at a Masters level. Matt has a strong belief in helping people understand their pain experience and then use this to achieve their goals. Matt sits of various professional committees committed to helping address the issue of persistent pain both at a local and national level.

 

LANHOWE CHEN

Psychologist

Lan is a clinical psychology registrar who enjoys working with a diverse range of adult clients. He employs a compassionate person-centred approach in assisting clients to achieve their goals through evidence-based interventions including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and motivational interviewing.  Lan has particular interests in pain as well as in working with couples. He has previously conducted research on pain and the placebo effect, and he enjoys working in a multidisciplinary setting for persistent pain to best enhance client's quality of life. He has also completed Level 1 and Level 2 training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy from the Gottman Institute and thrives when seeing couples resolve conflicts to enhance their lives. 

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