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Pain Management Talk — Chronic Pain

Hong Kong Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation
Community Rehabilitation Network, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

People with Musculoskeletal Pain (especially those young or middle aged)

(1). To increase participants’ understanding on chronic pain;
(2). To arouse participants’ awareness on the importance of self-management.

(1) Pain is a common problem. You are not alone.
(2) Acute vs. chronic pain.
(3) Pain is not necessarily link to a disease. It can be a result of failure in “alarm system”.
(4) Multi-modality Intervention
(5) Establish realistic expectation & role of patient
(6) Pain Cycle & its impacts
(7) Self-management is an effective way to break the Pain Cycle
(8) Community resources

Fee: Free of charge

Talk 1 (Hong Kong):
Date: 17/5/2009 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Venue: Rm 701, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, Quarry Bay
Speaker: Dr. Carmen Ho
Enquiry: 2549-7744

Talk 2 (West NT):
Date: 7/6/2009 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Venue: Lecture Room 2, Tuen Mun Town Hall, Tuen Mun
Speaker: Dr. Gavin Lee
Enquiry: 2775-4414

Talk 3 (Kowloon):
Date: 4/7/2009 (Saturday)
Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Venue: TU201, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom
Speaker: Dr. Carmen Ho
Enquiry: 2361-2838

Talk 4 (East NT):
Date: 19/7/2009 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Venue: Community Hall, City One Shatin, Shatin
Speaker: Dr. Gavin Lee
Enquiry: 2636-0666

John Doe