THIS WEEK ON TAKE A PAIN CHECK:
Welcome to this week’s episode of Take a Pain Check with Natasha where we dive deep into the world of pain management. In this enlightening conversation, Nathan Augeard, a physiotherapist from Quebec and the visionary behind Physio Connection comes onto the podcast. Join us as we explore various facets of pain management and gain valuable insights from Nathan’s expertise. Nathan compares the healthcare systems of Scotland and Canada, shedding light on wait times and other crucial differences. This episode delves into the pain and pacing strategy, uncovering the interplay between stress and its impact on pain. He discusses his groundbreaking research and talks about how physiotherapy students across Canadian universities are taught pain management. As Natasha and Nathan explore the various aspects of pain management, Nathan highlights the importance of interpersonal competencies such as empathy, respect, and advocating for patients. Nathan sheds light on how this Canadian network connects individuals living with pain to qualified physiotherapists, with a particular focus on enhancing access in remote regions. Tune in to this episode and let’s embark on a journey to unlock the benefits of physiotherapy and conquer the challenges of pain together.
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