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Learning outcomes of Taavi Metsma

Training modules:

The nature and neurophysiology of pain
- learning concepts such as nociception, central sensitization, neurotags, placebo/nocebo, BPS pain model, classification of pain according to the cause into nociceptive, neuropathic and nociplastic .

Pain assessment

- Recognizing clinical danger signs or "red flags", mapping the complexity of pain, taking an anamnesis, assessing the risk of chronic pain and barriers to movement, evidence-based assessment methods

Pain management and pain education

- Evidence base for various common interventions, exercise recommendations and communication strategies for chronic pain. Pain education as an intervention method. The role of exercises in pain management.

Pain and movement

- Group work and practicum on exercise-based therapies and exercise progression in chronic pain. Case studies and summaries.

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