Versus Arthritis

Red Whale and Versus Arthritis are working together to offer you this series of FREE MSK webinars, to help build our skills and confidence in this area of primary care.

Gout - how can we do it better?

Live date: 25.02.2020

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How we think about gout is changing. There’s been a shift in recent years towards seeing the condition as a ‘chronic inflammatory arthropathy’. Join us to find out more!

What we will cover:

  • Diagnosis of gout
  • Gout as a marker for metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular risk
  • How data suggests we are undertreating it in primary care
  • How and when to start disease modifying treatments
  • The impact of lifestyle interventions and much more.  
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Chronic Pain: why it can only be in the brain

Live date: On demand

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We discuss a radical new perspective on the neurolobiology of chronic pain and how this can revolutionise our practice.

What we cover:

  • How chronic pain poses a major challenge in modern medicine.
  • We share our understanding of the neurobiology of chronic pain.
  • How this changes the support we give our chronic pain patients.
  • Subject of much media attention: the downsides of opiates and pentinoids.
  • New tips and strategies for managing chronic pain.

 

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Osteoarthritis: primary care matters

Live date: On demand

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We blow apart those myths around ‘wear and tear’ and discuss the holy grail of engaging patients in self-management.

What we cover:

  • Diving into the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis.
  • Using this to explain the condition to patients and promote self-care.
  • What works… and what doesn’t?
  • What is the role of drugs in this post-opiate era?
  • How can we effectively promote exercise?
  • Lots of great resources to signpost our patients to.

 

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