Neil Pearson MSc, BScPT, BA-BPHE, CYT, RYT500 is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, a pain educator, and a leader in the fields of physiotherapy and yoga therapy pain care. He is a self-proclaimed research geek, fascinated with how we used scientific investigations to broaden our understanding of human experience. Neil offers us his experiences in completing research projects, and teaching undergrad research methodology. His main goal is ensuring we can get beyond a research report’s discussion section, to decide for ourselves if the results warrant our interest.
Neil is the Founding Chair of the Canadian Physiotherapy Pain Science Division, the 2012 recipient of the Canadian Pain Society's Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education Award, a board member of Pain BC, and recipient of the BC Physio's Excellence in Clinical Practice Contribution award.
Neil's clinical work in Penticton is exclusively with people with complex and persistent pain. He offers treatment, education and yoga therapy services throughout BC, Canada and internationally.
In Yoga Therapy International's CYT 1000 program, Neil is teaching Anatomy and Physiology for Musculosketal Conditions, a Specialist Mentor on Chronic Pain, and a Research Mentor for the Directed Studies Capstone Course.
Contact Neil at www.lifeisnow.ca OR 250.486.5056