Neil Pearson is a physiotherapist, and Clinical Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia. He is founding chair of the Canadian Physiotherapy Pain Science Division, the first PT to receive the Canadian Pain Society’s Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education award, and a previous Director with Pain BC. Neil has worked for the Doctors of British Columbia to develop and deliver Continuing Medical Education on pain management, and is currently collaborating on numerous community-based pain care-movement programs while providing a distance pain science mentorship program.
Neil is a yoga teacher registered with Yoga Alliance and YACEP, and a yoga therapist, certified with International Association of Yoga Therapists. He developed the Pain Care Yoga certificate training program, a series of videos based on the integration of pain science, the lived experience of pain, and yoga, and online patient pain care curricula.