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Pain and Exercise

What does exercise do for pain?

Exercise is recommended to help prevent the development of pain and as a treatment for those with chronic pain. However, the act of exercising can be extremely painful for some. So why should we do it?  

Professor Kathleen Sluka is joining us on Thursday 18th February to discuss how physical activity can increase and decrease pain, revealing the underlying neurobiology. She will also discuss how we can integrate exercise into the bigger healthcare picture. 

Joining us on our panel are Adam Meakins (The Sports Physio & the Better Clinician Project) and Pete Moore (Paintoolkit). Come and join in the discussion and find out how we can implement exercise for chronic pain and what effects exercise will have on the individual.

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Find out when exercise will help or hinder when you’re experiencing pain

Find out when exercise will help or hinder when you're experiencing pain

About this event

Exercise is a recommended treatment for those with chronic pain. However, individuals with chronic pain have significant pain during activity that can interfere with exercise treatments. We will discuss the underlying neurobiology for how physical activity increases and decreases pain, the clinical implications of these findings, and how treatment with TENS can reduce movement-evoked pain.

World Event Times

London, Thursday, 18 February 2021, 20:00:00 GMT

Amsterdam, Thursday, 18 February 2021, 21:00:00 CET

New York, Thursday, 18 February 2021, 15:00:00 EST

Kathleen A. Sluka, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Dr. Sluka’s laboratory studies the peripheral and central mechanisms of chronic musculoskeletal pain, and non-pharmacological treatment for chronic pain. These studies involve the use of animal models of muscle pain developed and characterized in Dr. Sluka’s laboratory, as well as projects in human subjects. We use a variety of techniques to address these questions including cell culture, molecular biology, genetic manipulations, behavioral pharmacology, and standard clinical trial methodology. Our overall goals are to improve the management of pain for people with a variety of musculoskeletal pain conditions by discovering the underlying mechanisms that lead to the development of chronic pain, discovering new therapies for pain management, and improving the use of currently available treatment for pain.

Cancellation Terms

Places can be cancelled and refunded up to 48 hours before the start of the event. Within 48 hours of start time no refund.


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