Persistent Pain Special Committee

Co-Chair: Brett Neilson
Co-Chair: Sean Rundell
Additional Members:
Kelsey Banks
Matt Currier
Kim Dines
Abby Gordon
Orit Hickman
Jonathan Hook
Sara Nelson
Tasha Parman
Andrew Rasche
 

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Join the Persistent Pain Special Committee!!! Please contact Brett Neilson (bneilson@hpu.edu) or Sean Rundell (srundell@uw.edu) to inquire further


WHO WE ARE

Our Mission: Support physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in Washington State who evaluate and/or treat patients with persistent pain. 


OUR GOALS

  1. Promote resources to support physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students who treat patients with persistent pain
  2. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in our state in activities that improve healthcare for patients with persistent pain 


CURRENT AND FUTURE ACTIVITIES

  • Promote the APTA ChoosePT Find A PT Database for consumer and provider use
  • Adopt a decision pathway for screening/triaging patients with persistent pain
  • Promote resources for physical therapists treating patients with persistent pain
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify and/or provide educational opportunities for therapists treating patients with persistent pain
  • Provide support to APTA Washington for collaboration with other key external stakeholders in the state
  • Identify or participate in persistent pain educational, clinical, and/or policy opportunities that may arise 


RESOURCES

APTA Washington Persistent Pain Special Committee has agreed to share member resources.  This does not represent an endorsement of these resources, the committee is acting solely as an agent for the dissemination of resources. Members can submit other resources to the committee for consideration to be included on this webpage. 

DATABASES


WEBSITES


FREE PATIENT-ORIENTED EDUCATION


EDUCATION FOR PROVIDERS


VIDEOS


PODCASTS


APPS


BOOKS/MEDIA RESOURCES


RESEARCH AND ARTICLES

  • Sarah Wenger and others, Reducing Opioid Use for Patients With Chronic Pain: An Evidence-Based Perspective, Physical Therapy, Volume 98, Issue 5, May 2018, Pages 424–433, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzy025
  • Ruth L Chimenti and others, A Mechanism-Based Approach to Physical Therapist Management of Pain, Physical Therapy, Volume 98, Issue 5, May 2018, Pages 302–314, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzy030
  • Martin Lotze , G. Lorimer Moseley, Theoretical Considerations for Chronic Pain Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Volume 95, Issue 9, 1 September 2015, Pages 1316–1320, https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20140581
  • Steven J Linton and others, Understanding the Etiology of Chronic Pain From a Psychological Perspective, Physical Therapy, Volume 98, Issue 5, May 2018, Pages 315–324, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzy027
  • Hemakumar Devan and others, What Works and Does Not Work in a Self-Management Intervention for People With Chronic Pain? Qualitative Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis, Physical Therapy, Volume 98, Issue 5, May 2018, Pages 381–397, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzy029
  • Jo Nijs and others, Integrating Motivational Interviewing in Pain Neuroscience Education for People With Chronic Pain: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, Physical Therapy, Volume 100, Issue 5, May 2020, Pages 846–859, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa021
  • Kara E. Hannibal , Mark D. Bishop, Chronic Stress, Cortisol Dysfunction, and Pain: A Psychoneuroendocrine Rationale for Stress Management in Pain Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Volume 94, Issue 12, 1 December 2014, Pages 1816–1825, https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20130597
  • Trevor A. Lentz and others, Application of a Value Model for the Prevention and Management of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain by Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy, Volume 97, Issue 3, March 2017, Pages 354–364, https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20160167
  • Benedict M Wand, PhD and others, The Fit-for-Purpose Model: Conceptualizing and Managing Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain as an Information Problem, Physical Therapy, Volume 103, Issue 2, February 2023, pzac151, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac151
  • James D Doorley, PhD and others, Technology-Enhanced Delivery Models to Facilitate the Implementation of Psychologically Informed Practice for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain, Physical Therapy, Volume 103, Issue 1, January 2023, pzac141, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac141
  • Melissa E Hay, PT, MPT, PhD , Denise M Connelly, PT, PhD, The Process of Creating and Disseminating Exercise Programs by Physical Therapists for Older Adults With Chronic Back Pain, Physical Therapy, Volume 101, Issue 2, February 2021, pzaa202, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa202
  • Maurice John Bourke and others, Patient Experiences of Self-Management for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Qualitative Study, Physical Therapy, Volume 102, Issue 6, June 2022, pzac030, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac030
  • Diogo Pires and others, How Do Physical Therapists Measure Treatment Outcomes in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain? A Systematic Review, Physical Therapy, Volume 100, Issue 6, June 2020, Pages 1020–1034, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa030
  • Bruno T. Saragiotto and others, Multidisciplinary Biopsychosocial Rehabilitation for Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain, Physical Therapy, Volume 96, Issue 6, 1 June 2016, Pages 759–763, https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20150359
  • Sara Crandall and others, Exercise Adherence Interventions for Adults With Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain, Physical Therapy, Volume 93, Issue 1, 1 January 2013, Pages 17–21, https://doi.org/10.2522/ptj.20110140