Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: September 09, 2020
Chronic Pain, Cognition, and the Value of Occupational Therapy
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Article Information
Cardiopulmonary Conditions / Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Mental Health / Multidisciplinary Practice / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
Chronic Pain, Cognition, and the Value of Occupational Therapy
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515459. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO9725
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515459. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO9725
Abstract

Date Presented 03/28/20

Cognitive difficulties are commonly reported by individuals with chronic pain. An interdisciplinary pain rehabilitation program (IPRP) that includes OT can be an effective strategy for improving cognitive performance. This case series examines change in cognitive performance for two individuals following a three-week IPRP. OTs provide group-based education with an emphasis on function. This approach successfully enhances cognitive performance and can potentially be used as an OT treatment in other settings.

Primary Author and Speaker: Elke Lacayo

Additional Authors and Speakers: Tanya Crowder

Contributing Authors: Rachel Perez, Christopher Sletten