Peterborough - Relieving Pain, Restoring Function & Renewing Hope

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Peterborough Golf & Country Club

1030 Armour Rd

Peterborough, ON K9J 7H4

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Pain affects over 40% of Canadians aged 45 or older and up to 80% of all seniors. People spend more money on pain than any other condition, yet health care professionals do not always have access to the tools needed to help patients effectively manage their conditions.

This conference will cover topics such as:

  • What should health care providers know about evidence-based pain management?
  • What are considered best practices?
  • How can understanding pain help treatment providers and those advocating for your patients?

Join us for a half-day conference addressing the common challenges in treating and advocating for pain patients, including current and new treatment techniques.

Hear from the experts in the field of pain management on what is available today, what may be coming tomorrow, and how to harness our health care resources efficiently and effectively.


Workshop Objectives:

  • Learn about the latest evidence-based pain management treatments
  • Understand the genesis of pain
  • Learn how to access treatment and funding for your patients

Who Should Attend?

This conference is intended for all hospital and community healthcare professionals. A digital Certificate of Attendance will be distributed upon request.




Conference Agenda


8:00 am – Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am – Welcome and Introduction

Kevin Henderson, Partner, Oatley Vigmond LLP, Ross Hendin, CEO, Allevio Pain Management

8:40 am – The Mind and Body Connection – Why and How Does Pain Exist?

Dr. Praveen Ganty, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Allevio Pain Management

  • Defining pain and it’s complex nature
  • Understanding pathophysiology and its clinical implications
  • Differentiating between acute vs. chronic pain and neuropathic vs. nociceptive pain

9:10 am – Multidisciplinary Approaches to Pain Management

Dr. Praveen Ganty, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Allevio Pain Management

  • Biopsychosocial model of pain management
  • Benefits of a multidisciplinary approach
  • Reviewing specific measurable goals for patient success

9:30 am – Accessing Treatment Through Insurance

Ross Hendin, Drew Sinclair, Lawyer, Oatley Vigmond LLP and Steven Smyth, Accident Benefits Specialist, Oatley Vigmond LLP

  • What is the process?
  • Proving what is reasonable and necessary to the insurance adjuster
  • Strategies and options to streamline the approval process

10:00 amRefreshment Break

10:20am - A Guide to Diagnosing, Assessing and Treating Pain

Dr. Praveen Ganty, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Allevio Pain Management

  • Assessing pain
  • Pain condition algorithms: Spinal and MSK, migraine, and neuropathic pain

11:00 am – Innovative Treatments on the Horizon: Evidence Based and New Approaches

Dr. Praveen Ganty, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Allevio Pain Management

  • Healing through - PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)
  • Regenerative stem cell therapy
  • Medical cannabis as a method of pain management
  • Botox and Magnesium Infusions for migraine and other conditions
  • Lidocaine +/- Ketamine Infusions

11:40 am Ask the Experts: Your Questions Answered

Kevin Henderson, Dr. Praveen Ganty, Ross Hendin

12:00 pm – Closing Remarks followed by Lunch and Networking

Kevin Henderson


About the Speakers



Dr. Praveen Ganty, Consultant, Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Allevio Pain Management

Dr. Praveen Ganty is a consultant in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, who joined the Allevio team in 2016. He trained in the United Kingdom in Anesthesiology and after completing his fellowship in Pain Management, he was working as a consultant in Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine from 2010 to 2016 in the United Kingdom before moving to Canada. He has published extensively in many journals. He is passionate about teaching the next generation of doctors. His research interests are in neuropathic (nerve-related) pain, and in complex regional pain syndrome, and fibromyalgia. He is also an instructor for the Advanced trauma Life Support course certified by the American College of Surgeons and was also an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor whilst in the United Kingdom. He believes in empowering the patient to help manage pain and was part of the internationally renowned Pain management Program at the Walton Centre NHS trust in Liverpool, United Kingdom where he was working as a consultant before his move to Canada. His other interests are Astronomy and Chess.

Ross Hendin, Co-Founder and CEO, Allevio Pain Management

Ross is Co-Founder and CEO of Allevio Pain Management. Over the last six years, Ross has grown the Allevio clinic into one of the largest, most respected practices of its kind in Canada; seeing patients from coast to coast, and across Ontario through one centre in Toronto.

Ross has simultaneously grown the Allevio expert opinion division into a leading IME practice and is a driving force helping to educate and bridge the gap between medicine and law. Ross remains keenly focused on continuing to open the bottleneck between patients who need care and those in the system trying to help.

Ross graduated with a BA (Hons) in Political Science from Huron University College, part of the University of Western Ontario.


Kevin Henderson, Partner, Oatley Vigmond LLP

Kevin Henderson is a Partner at Oatley Vigmond. Prior to joining the firm, Kevin practiced with a leading Toronto insurance litigation firm, where he represented many of Canada’s largest insurers in personal injury actions. This experience has provided Kevin with a unique perspective, allowing him to help his clients achieve the best possible results.

For Kevin, the most enjoyable aspect of working in personal injury litigation is helping people whose lives have been changed forever by their injuries.


Drew Sinclair, Associate Lawyer, Oatley Vigmond LLP

Drew is an associate at Oatley Vigmond. In addition to his Law Degree, Drew holds an Engineering degree and previously worked as a Robotics Engineer.

For Drew, the best part of being a personal injury lawyer is seeing the look of relief on his clients’ faces when telling them they don’t need to worry any longer because we’re going to take care of things for them.


Steven Smyth, Accident Benefits Specialist, Oatley Vigmond LLP


Prior to joining Oatley Vigmond in 2012, Steven worked as a Claims Manager in the insurance industry for over 16 years specializing in automobile accident collisions, personal injury, and litigation. Having years of experience in claims management, Steven has a unique insight into the insurance system and how insurance companies think.

As an Accident Benefits Specialist, Steven provides prompt and effective assistance with accessing insurance benefits to which clients are entitled following automobile collisions. He helps assemble a reliable community of rehabilitation and long term care specialists for our clients.


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Peterborough Golf & Country Club

1030 Armour Rd

Peterborough, ON K9J 7H4

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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