Pain, Mind, and Movement

The SIG on Pain, Mind, and Movement aims to act as a multidisciplinary forum of communication in order to:

  1. Improve the standard of care provided to patients with disabling pain in order to improve physical and psychological functioning and increase participation in daily life.
  2. Empower health professionals and patients to play active roles in the rehabilitation process.
  3. Encourage basic and clinical research on how mind and movement affect disabling pain.
  4. Facilitate the translation of evidence into clinical practice and to mediate the implementation of new diagnostics and treatments.
  5. Foster communication between researchers, clinicians and patients to drive research and stimulate international study.
Newsletters

The IASP SIG on Pain, Mind, and Movement keeps an archive of published newsletters from 2001 to 2014

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Meetings

The Pain, Mind and Movement SIG is pleased to present a topical workshop at the 16th World Congress on Pain. The topic of the workshop is "The Pain, Mind, and Movement Across the Lifespan: Integrating Science into Practice When Treating Pain in Children, Adults, and the Elderly."

This exciting workshop will cover pain, mind, and movement in children, presented by Rickard Wicksell (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden); adults, presented by Lorimer Moseley (University of South Australia, Australia); and the elderly with osteoarthritis, presented by Timothy Wideman (McGill University, Canada).

In addition, the SIG is offering scholarships of US$1,000 to assist with the costs of attending the Congress. Here are the eligibility requirements and application form.

Resources

IASP members can use the Online Membership Directory to locate contact information for the SIG officers.

Members of the general public should contact IASP at iaspdesk@iasp-pain.org with inquiries about the SIG.

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Officers

Romy Parker (South Africa): Chair
Mari Lundberg (Sweden): Past Chair
Prof Jo Nijs (Belgium): Scientific Chair
Tory Madden (Australia): Secretary
Dr Ivan Huijnen (Netherlands): Treasurer
A/Prof Christine Lin (Australia): Web

IASP Council Liaison

Michael Nicholas (Australia)

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