News and Updates

Jun 15, 2017

The on-line campaign to fund groundbreaking research into the PPD approach to chronic pain has launched. Brain imaging by one of the world's leading experts will document improvement compared to two randomized control groups.

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May 03, 2017
Beginning May 1, 2017 and continuing until $60,000 is raised, all donations to the PPDA will support an exciting research study to be conducted by the PPDA in conjunction with one of the world's leading pain researchers, Tor Wager, at the University of  Colorado in Boulder.
Aug 17, 2016

PPDA Board Members Howard Schubiner, MD and Alan Gordon, LCSW will present a weekend of professional training in Stockbridge, Massachusetts in November, 2016. Further information can be found at the Kripalu Center website.

Mar 18, 2016

 PPDA Board Member Howard Schubiner, MD and colleagues are presenting a two-day workshop for professionals who work with chronic pain patients. The training features the latest research regarding lifetime trauma and unresolved emotional experiences that often underlie these conditions. Clinicians will gain knowledge and learn skills that will be immediately applicable to their practices. The program will be the first weekend in May near Detroit, MI. For more information click ...

Jul 17, 2015

An international conference on PPD held in London, UK in April, 2015 was hosted by our sister organization SIRPA.  Several PPD Association Board members gave presentations.  Reviews were highly favorable from both health care professionals and the public.  Audio and video recordings are now available by clicking here.  Proceeds are used only to support the PPDA and SIRPA.