WCPT Congress Update - Monday 13 May 2019

WCPT Congress Update
Tuesday 14 May 2019 
Time to reframe care for people living with persistent MSK pain
The situation of people living with ‘their life on pause’ because they fear the worse and have been told surgery is the only option to treat their chronic pain were explored the WCPT professional seminar on Reframing Care for Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain. 

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Dance rehabilitation brings health benefits
The ability dance has to unveil a passion for movement, joy, socialisation, and boost activity levels was best described by Kara Patterson, from Canada and the chair of the Dance Rehabilitation seminar. Sharing the story of someone who had been asked if dance was exercise, Kara said they had replied: ‘Well, I had fun so I don’t think so!’

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Seminar explores opportunities for digital health
Richard Woolf, from the USA, and Jonathon Kruger, CEO of WCPT, conducted a lively session on Digital Health in the series of WCPT professional seminars – focussing on the benefits and challenges of delivering digital health.

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Watch a selection of video highlights from congress sessions
Here's a link to a selection of video highlights from sessions at WCPT Congress 2019:
  • Pain and pain management
  • Implicit bias
  • Strengthening rehabilitation leadership
We'll be sharing more video interviews and highlights over the next few weeks.

Call for committee members for WCPT Congress 2021
If you've enjoyed WCPT Congress 2019, why not apply to be part of the WCPT Congress Programme Committee (CPC) and help develop the programme for WCPT Congress 2021 in Dubai?

WCPT Congress 2021 will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 8-10 April 2021.

CPC members must be able to serve from July 2019 until the end of the congress evaluation period in 2021. They will be expected to join a face-to-face meeting in September 2019 to start preparations for the WCPT Congress 2021. The provisional dates for this meeting are 7/8 or 28/29 September.

For more details, including eligibility criteria and the application process: www.wcpt.org/node/176873 
Highlights of WCPT Congress 2019
Watch the video shown at the closing ceremony, capturing highlights of WCPT Congress 2019

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