Advances in Therapeutic Yoga for Chronic Pain
2021 Annual Conference
Time to Complete
What you will learn
- Translate and re-frame chronic pain care within an integrative bio-psycho-social context.
- Explain how the full practice of yoga (lifestyle, physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation) fits into an integrative approach for chronic pain management.
- Cite and apply recent relevant research findings on the therapeutic use of yoga for chronic pain conditions.
- Describe different ways that therapeutic yoga can be integrated into chronic pain care programs.
This course includes:
Certificate of Completion
Catherine Justice, PT, DPT, C-IAYT, CST, E-RYT
Catherine is an integrative physical therapist/yoga therapist based in the Twin Cities. She began her career as a performing artist, having earned degrees in theater from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She began teaching yoga in 2004, and a desire to deepen her knowledge of the use of yoga for healing brought her to the University of Minnesota, where she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2010.
She currently practices at the Integrative Health Clinic at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, where she serves as the Program Manager for the Division of Integrative Health and Wellness. She is also the Associate Editor of the International Journal for Yoga Therapy. She has extensive teaching and speaking experience and has conducted research on the therapeutic use of yoga for arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, and lower back pain. Catherine is a current fellow with AIHM’s Fellowship in Integrative Medicine program. She is passionate about advancing the body of research supporting yoga therapy and increasing access to the therapeutic benefits of yoga for historically unserved populations and everyone in need.
Accreditation and CME
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website.
All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on December 31, 2023. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.