Webinar: Tackling social isolation in chronic pain – is there a role for Community-based Physical activity?
Join Chronic Pain Ireland and our guest speaker Dr Karen McCreesh, Senior Lecturer & Discipline Lead Physio (University of Limerick), Researcher (Health Research Institute, UL), Specialist MSK Physiotherapist, MSK Sonographer.
Tackling social isolation in chronic pain – is there a role for Community-based Physical activity?
Throughout this free 40 minute webinar Dr Karen McCreesh will discuss the following topics:
· General background on the role of physical activity in chronic pain
· Barriers and facilitators to getting active in the community
· Outline of the ComEx Pain project and some early findings
· Q & A
What is ComExPain project?
The overall aim of this research project is to design a programme to support people with chronic musculoskeletal pain to undertake community-based exercise.
Researchers recently asked CPI members to complete a survey to understand the barriers and facilitators to involvement in community-based exercise for people with chronic pain, and to identify the features of an ideal community based exercise programme to meet their needs.