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Power of Pain Foundation to Host 7th Annual P.A.I.N Summit Featuring Leaders from the Field of Chronic Pain Management for Pain Awareness Month

September 13, 2013

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Power of Pain Foundation, a non-profit working to provide community based services that address the needs of chronic pain patients with neuropathy conditions is hosting the 7th Annual P.A.I.N Summit. The P.A.I.N Summit is scheduled to take place in Scottsdale on September 14th, 2013, at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Conference Center. The event will bring together leaders in pain therapeutics, healthcare providers, patients, caregivers and public to discuss diagnosis and treatment options for pain patients, chronic pain issues, prescription monitoring programs, and overcoming real-world pain management challenges.

This September event is a Pain Awareness Month event. On display at the event will be the proclamation signed by Gov. Jan Brewer which proclaims September 2013 Chronic Pain Awareness Month. This free pain community event’s emcee is Brittany Brannon, Miss AZ USA 2011/Model. There will be special celebrity presentations by WWE Wrestler: Raven and Dr. Natalie Stand, MD, winner of the Amazing Race. Exhibitors will also be present; including Pfizer, Power of Pain Foundation, Arizona Pain Specialists, local support group leaders, the international RSD Awareness Quilt display, Pain Pathways Magazine, and more.

Event Details

7(th) Annual P.A.I.N Summit

September 14, 2013, Saturday

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Campus, Conference Center

Provider Sessions: 8-1pm, Patient/Caregiver Sessions: 1:30-4:30pm

FREE to attend, RSVP required: http://painsummit2013.eventbrite.com

This year’s presentations will highlight the most important developments in recent years in the pain field, including new research and treatment options, integrative approach treatments, understanding how to control clinically relevant pathological pain states, and a plethora of other topics. This conference will provide attendees a greater awareness and understanding of the need to appropriately identify, treat/seek treatment of common types of pain, including fibromyalgia, painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy and other chronic pain conditions.

The P.A.I.N. Summit will feature presentations from some of the nation’s foremost pain experts, including, (but not limited to):

    --  Dr. Philip Getson, Drexel University, PA and Cherry Hill Medical
        Associates, NJ
    --  Dr. Linda R. Watkins, Department of Neuroscience, University of Colorado
        Boulder, CO
    --  Dr. Maged Hamza, VCU-MCV Hospital, VA
    --  Dr. Tory McJunkin, Arizona Pain Specialists

For more information about this conference, please visit http://painsummit2013.eventbrite.com, email info@powerofpain.org or call 480-882-1342

SOURCE Power of Pain Foundation

Source: PR Newswire