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Posts Tagged ‘patient education’

May Education Meeting: Bateman Horne Center Beyond 2020

Please join us Wednesday, May 1 @ 6pm MDT for an inside look at the current and future role of the Bateman Horne Center in the battle to disrupt disbelief that ME/CFS patients everywhere experience. Dr. Lucinda Bateman, Dr. Suzanne Vernon, and Executive Director, Rob Ence, MBA, will provide insight into our evolving model as…

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Understanding the Neuroscience of Pain

Please join BHC and our community for our February Education Meeting, “Pain Wars: Understanding the Neuroscience of Pain” with Dr. Matthew Nelson PT, DPT, TPS. In an easy to understand and fun approach, Dr. Nelson will explain and discuss the neuroscience of pain, and how physical therapy can play a role in treating pain for…

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March Education Meeting: Getting to the Bottom of Pelvic Health

Please join BHC for our March Education Meeting, “Getting to the Bottom of Pelvic Health”  with Dr. Lauren Nelson. Lauren Johnson, PT, DPT is a board certified and licensed doctor of physical therapy, currently the Director of Pelvic Physical Therapy and Wellness. Lauren serves as a board member of the University of Utah’s Student-run Pro…

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Bateman Horne Center’s Journey

Dr. Bateman delivers an update on the progress and impact BHC has made in the last five years as a 501 (c)3 nonprofit dedicated to those suffering from ME/CFS and FM. She updates the community on our move towards a multi-specialty clinic and a teaching institution.

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Fatigue, Pain and Sexual Health

Navigating intimacy with your partner can be hard enough without the added stressors of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia. We realize that discussing intimacy and sex may be taboo for some, but are nevertheless integral in a holistic view of health for every individual. We urge you to begin to break apart this taboo if it exists…

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Empowerment Through Preparation

Living with ME/CFS or fibromyalgia, important, energy consuming events can be absolutely overwhelming and impossible. In September’s education meeting, Linda Milne – a longtime patient and community member of the Bateman Horne Center – shares her knowledge about preparing for natural disasters, travel, and volunteering while living with chronic illness. Empowerment through Preparation  Medical complications…

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Keeping Spirits Bright: Managing the Post-Holiday Letdown

Some people, especially those with chronic disease, experience depression and/or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) after the holidays are over. Dr. Stuart Drescher, a psychologist experienced in working with patients with chronic diseases including ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia, gives tips on how to manage the letdown that often occurs in January and February, when the holidays are over and the days seem dark and dreary.

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Ours Is Not a Caravan of Despair: Finding Hope

Dr. Elizabeth Sherlock has watched many family members suffer with ME/CFS throughout the past several decades. In this moving and poetical presentation, she shares what she and her family learned through these experiences and gives ideas on how to find your true self.

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ME/CFS and Related Illness: Putting It All Together

Understanding how ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia are related to and affected by other illnesses is key in helping patients find relief from symptoms. At the BHC Education Meeting in October, Dr. Nathan Holladay gave a broad view of the key aspects of the various problems that can cause these diseases or make them worse, including infections, immune system issues, and mitochondrial, metabolic, and endocrine dysfunction. Making the connections between these illnesses can help doctors and patients decide on customized treatment methods rather than “one-size-fits-all” treatments.

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