As part of its annual “KNOWvember” educational campaign, U.S. Pain hosted five informational webinars around the theme, “All Things Complementary,” focusing on complementary medicine options with a special emphasis on medical cannabis.
If you missed any of the webinars, the recordings can be found below.
- Don’t Let Pain Limit You: Take Charge with Sound Data and Social Support with Rachel Trobman, CEO and founder of the Ouchie app, can be found here.
- Pain Reduction through Grounding: An Exclusive Movie Showing by Laura Koniver, MD, holistic physician, and writer, can be found here.
- Acupressure for Stress Relief: The Seva Stress Release Program with Regina Rosenthal, PT, advanced practitioner of process acupressure, can be found here.
- How to Talk about Pain So your Doctor Will Listen with Diane Cleverly, PhD, founder of Concierge Conversations, can be found here.
- Intersectional Medicine: Cannabis as a Complementary Option with Brandie Cross, PhD, founder and core facilitator of The Pot Lab, can be found here.
“As an organization that understands there is no one-size-fits-all to treat chronic conditions, it made sense to focus on varied modalities this year that have shown to help manage pain,” says Shaina Smith, director of State Advocacy and Alliance Development and KNOWvember campaign founder. “This educational program continues to grow, and once again, we witnessed a significant amount of participation from volunteers, allied organizations, caregivers, and others who welcomed the learning of new therapies. We are extremely grateful for the webinar presenters who took part in the empowering campaign and those pain warriors and caregivers who supported the KNOWvember initiative.”
The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC), the nation’s highest pain policy advisory committee, held its biannual meeting Oct. 23 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD. The IPRCC is the committee that oversaw the development of the National Pain Strategy, as well as the recently released Federal Pain Research Strategy. U.S. Pain Foundation’s National Director of Policy and Advocacy Cindy Steinberg, a member of the IPRCC, was in attendance.