Pain Science Conference Presentations

Each single video presentation is 19.99 and includes:

  • 45 min. presentation
  • Screenshots of all slides used in presentation
  • Q&A after each presentation
  • List of references to support the presentation

How does this work?

  • Watch anytime on any device
  • All videos are in streaming format so will require Internet access
  • Pass code to access your video/s will be found on your order receipt by the SKU#
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Each year set is $99 or purchase both 2016 & 2017 for $179

Click on the tabs to see titles/names of presentations for that year.

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Pain Science Clinical Applications & Frameworks

The following presentations are from clinicians who share how they apply pain research and frameworks developed from research directly into their clinical practice.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Alison Sim (2016)

Practical Pain Science In The Clinic by Sandy Hilton, DPT (2016)

Cognitive Functional Therapy by Keynote Peter O'Sullivan, Dip Physio, Post Grad Dip Manip Ther, Ph.D., FACP, APAM (2017)

Making Sense Out of Exercise and Pain by Roderick Henderson, PT, ScD, OCS, CSCS (2017)

Stepping Away From Exercise And Towards Movement by Ben Cormack (2017)

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail


Presentations that cover how we can discuss pain science with our colleagues and/or using pain education with our patients.

Getting From "Perhaps" To "Yes": Motivation, Confidence And Communication by Bronnie Thompson, Ph.D. (2016)

Clinicians Get Creative Created by Paul Lagerman, BSc NZRP (aka TNP) and presented at the Summit by Bronnie Thompson, Ph.D. (2017)

Collaboration Forum: Facilitating Professional Dialogue with moderator Karen Litzy, PT, DPT and guests Ben Cormack, Jason Silvernail, DPT, DSc, FAAOMPT, Jonathan Fass, PT, DPT, CSCS, and Nick Tumminello (2017)

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Pain Research

Scientists present their current pain research.

Placebo and Nocebo: Different Contexts, Different Pains by Fabrizio Benedetti, Ph.D. (2016)

Willingness to Have Pain & Commitment to Valued Living in Chronic Pain by Kevin Vowles, Ph.D. (2016)

Birth & Death Of The Pain Engram by Melissa Farmer, Ph.D. (2017)

Pain In Mice & Man: Ironic Adventures In Translation by Jeffrey Mogil, Ph.D. (2017)

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Photo credit: Carolyn Silvernail

Essential Sciences

Presentations covering the essential sciences.

Clinical Application Of The Pain Paradigm: Challenging The Challenge by Michael Shacklock, Dip Physio, MAppSC, FACP (2016)

Photo credit: Rajam Roose

Photo credit: Rajam Roose

Free Presentations

The following presentations were released for free to help give an idea of what the San Diego Pain Summit is about. There are no plans to release any future Summit presentations for free viewing & download. 

2017 Summit

A Tree Falls In A Forest: Improving Pain Science Communication by Jonathan Fass, PT, DPT, CSCS (2017)

Panel: Psychosocial Influences On Pain & Its Treatment with Beth Darnall, Ph.D., Leonie Koban, Ph.D., & Christopher Moyer, Ph.D. and chaired by Jeffrey Mogil, Ph.D.

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: The Missing Link In Persistent LBP? by Carolyn Vandyken, BHSc (PT), Cred MDT, CCMA

2016 Summit

Insights On Movement From A Feldenkrais Perspective by Todd Hargrove

The Professionalism Of Massage Therapy Through Integration With Pain Science by Ravensara Travillian, Ph.D.

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers - 30 min Q&A with Keynote Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D.

2015 Summit - All presentations are free to watch & download

Crossing The Chasm: Integrating Pain Science & Finding Your Way by Jason Silvernail, DPT, DSc, FAAOMPT

Multi-Model Approach To Pain In An HMO Environment by Kara Barnett, MPT, PT, OCS

Making Progress In The Face Of Uncertain Pain by Eric Kruger, DPT, Ph.D.

Novel Movement Opportunities by Cory Blickenstaff, PT, MS, OCS

The M.I.P. Algorithm: A Clinically Applicable Bio-Psycho-Social Model For Motor Control by Joe Brence, PT, DPT, COMT, FAAOMPT, DAC

Neurodynamics From The Top Down by John Ware, PT

Making Connections: Manual Therapy For The Nervous System In Pain by Diane Jacobs, PT (2015)

Simple Contact: Role Of Instinct To Self Correct by Barrett Dorko, PT

Stories From The Clinic: What I Wished I Had Known About Pain Science When I Started Out by Ravensara Travillian, Ph.D.

Yoga As A Vehicle For Pain Science Education by Neil Pearson, MSc, BScPT, BA-BPHE, CYT, RYT500