Peer Support and Reflection Group
PPA Talk: "Working with complexity, improving care for people living with fibromyalgia"
PPA Sleep and Pain Course–
Innovation Collaboration Inclusion
The Physiotherapy Pain Association (PPA) champions physiotherapists working across all
specialities in contemporary physiotherapy practice, drawing on biopsychosocial and
narrative approaches to support people living
Footsteps Festival 2021
The Footsteps Festival 2021 has kicked off! This is a volunteer led, co-produced year-long festival on living well with pain.
The organisers would like your help to promote and contribute to upcoming events.
Resources including websites, books and research articles on Compassion in pain management compiled by Dr Sandra Wiltshire, Principle Clinical Psychologist, OPTIMISE, Pain Rehabilitation Service, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
References for Working with Complexity, improving care for people living with Fibromyalgia – vPUK 2020
Working with Complexity, improving care for people living with Fibromyalgia – was delivered by Prof Irene Tracey, Dr Anushka Soni, Leila Heelas and Dr Sandra Wiltshire at Physiotherapy UK 2020, 14th November 2020.
These are the references from the session. Dr Wiltshire has also compiled some further reading.
Physiotherapy Pain Association Update
The PPA have been busy in recent months, so here is a round up of some activities you may have missed.
Physiotherapy Pain Association Research Bursaries Announced
The Physiotherapy Pain Association have commenced a new initiative to support physiotherapists and physiotherapy students to undertake pain related research activity. The PPA will be offering all members the opportunity to apply for two funding streams. Each funding stream will be able to offer financial support to enable small scale research related projects.
CRPS Assist: a resource for physiotherapists
CRPS Assist is a free online tool designed by British physiotherapists in collaboration with a respected medical expert.