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Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia

Speakers: Dr. Philip Peng and Dr. Stephen Chan

Length: 2 minutes

Length: 37 minutes

Dr. Philip Peng

Dr. Philip Peng is the Director of Anesthesia Chronic Pain Program of University Health Network and Director of Research in Wasser Pain Management Center. His special interest is in chronic pain especially the pursuit of pain education. He is the Chair for the Education Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Canadian Pain Society and the executive of the Education SIG of the International Association of the Study of Pain. He is also well know for his work and education in interventional pain procedures and is the authority in applying ultrasound-guided intervention for pain medicine. He has practiced traditional Tai Chi for 16 years and learned the Yang style Tai Chi directly from his father.

Dr. Stephen Chan

Dr. Stephen Chan was a Fellow in the Chronic Pain Program at the University Health Network and Wasser Pain Management Center. He has a keen interest in pain education. He is intrigued by the possibilities of Tai Chi and is just getting his feet wet in this area. Future research plans include the use of virtual reality for interventional training and neurofeedback for pain.