Pain Management Through Diet and Nutraceuticals

SKU PN-MGT-Online Category

USD $74.97

In the Pain Management Through Diet and Nutraceuticals online course, Dr. Nikita Vizniak, along with nutritionists Lisa Kowalyk and Sidney Shindle, discuss how diet influences inflammation and pain. Together, they share how to use dietary and nutraceutical interventions with patients presenting with chronic pain.

Topics covered are 100% relevant to your practice:

  • Pain Pathways and Food: The Ultimate Cellular Connection
  • Inflammation: The Cellular Level
  • What Causes Inflammation to Become Chronic?
  • Prostaglandins
  • The Impact of Dietary Fats and Choosing Better Fats
  • Carbohydrates: Friend or Foe?
  • Antioxidants and Pain
  • Gut Health, Food Sensitivities and Nutrient Deficiencies
  • Introducing Change: Dietary Changes, Supplements or Both?
  • Case Study
  • Putting It All Together

 

This course concludes with some simple, easy to implement take-home tips and strategies that you can use immediately to improve pain management for your patients.

Description

In the Pain Management Through Diet and Nutraceuticals online course, nutritionists Lisa Kowalyk and Sidney Shindle, along with Dr. Nikita Vizniak, discuss how diet influences inflammation and pain. Together, they share how to use dietary and nutraceutical interventions with patients presenting with chronic pain.

The goal of this course is to review some important information on inflammation, the pain pathways, and how those processes work. After that, we teach you how nutrition affects the pain pathways by modulating inflammation, and how to use nutrition to create positive outcomes for patients with chronic pain.

Topics covered are 100% relevant to your practice:

  • Pain Pathways and Food: The Ultimate Cellular Connection
  • Inflammation: The Cellular Level
  • What Causes Inflammation to Become Chronic?
  • Prostaglandins
  • The Impact of Dietary Fats and Choosing Better Fats
  • Carbohydrates: Friend or Foe?
  • Antioxidants and Pain
  • Gut Health, Food Sensitivities and Nutrient Deficiencies
  • Introducing Change: Dietary Changes, Supplements or Both?
  • Case Study
  • Putting It All Together

 

This course concludes with some simple, easy to implement take-home tips and strategies that you can use immediately to improve pain management for your patients.

Answer 20 quiz questions to complete the course.

 

Dr. Vizniak has been teaching and tutoring students to write and pass practical and standardized exams for over 20 years (premed/dental/pharm, chiro, kin, massage naturopathic, physio etc.), and understands how to give you the confidence and skill set you need to become a top tier performer. He wants to give you his study secrets for success! Want even more? Consult with him 1 on 1 or in a small group here.

Instructors:
Lisa Kowalyk, BKin, CNP
Sidney Shindle, BA, CNP, NCCP3
Dr. Nikita Vizniak, RMT, DC

Duration: Approximately 3+ hours

References

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