2016 AAPB Webinar 12: Active SEMG Biofeedback Protocols for Treating Chronic Pain (Part 1)
Presented by: Randy Neblett, M.A., LPC, BCB
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Active EMG biofeedback protocols are designed to teach muscle self-regulation skills in a direct and time-efficient manner. Workshop participants will learn simple SEMG assessment and training protocols for addressing chronic pain disorders. SEMG placements and signal interpretation will be reviewed. Patient examples will be presented, including those with headaches, back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and upper extremity pain.
Professionals who complete this webinar will gain:
- Describe how active SEMG biofeedback training sessions are structured .
- Name some essential clinical props that can facilitation active SEMG biofeedback training .
- Perform some specific SEMG electrode placements .
- Explain important components of SEMG signal interpretation.
- Begin performing some simple active SEMG assessment and training protocols.
- Explain some professional considerations with active SEMG training protocols.
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Prerequisites: Attendees do not have to attend part 1 to understand part 2, but some SEMG biofeedback experience is required. Part 2 is more advanced than part 1.
Randy Neblett is a licensed professional counselor and is board certified in biofeedback through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) as a senior fellow. He has provided mental health counseling and biofeedback services within physical rehabilitation and chronic pain treatment settings in the Dallas area since 1990. He is currently the Biofeedback Treatment Coordinator for the Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomic (PRIDE), an internationally known interdisciplinary Functional Restoration chronic pain treatment program (www.pridedallas.com). He is also the Research Coordinator for the PRIDE Research Foundation and has published extensively on chronic pain-related topics in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He is past chair of BCIA, past president of the Biofeedback Society of Texas (BST), and an editor for the publication Biofeedback.