Dr. Elan Schneider

DPT, CYT

Dr. Elan Schneider, DPT, CYT, is a physical therapist specializing in neuro-rehabilitation of chronic pain. Elan has over a decade of experience as a clinician and clinical director. He has delivered clinical training seminars to hundreds of health care professionals and has lectured internationally on the topic of chronic pain science and rehabilitation. Elan co-founded the Retrain Pain Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to pain education, and he has developed patient education content used in clinics throughout the world, in over 30 languages. Elan is the co-founder and CEO of TrainPain - an early stage neurotechnology company developing novel digital health solutions for the treatment of chronic pain.

Feb 21 - 11:00 AM PST Tech Curious

Skill-Building Workshops

The Power of Gamification: Lessons Learned Developing Novel Rehabilitation Technology

Sixty-five percent of U.S. adults regularly play video games. Wouldn't it be great if we could create therapeutic experiences that have similar levels of engagement? In this presentation, you will learn how to use the principles and process of games design to create engaging therapeutic products for patients. Elan will share personal experience as a physical therapist and product designer, with examples of failures, successes, and unexpected surprises.

11:00 AM PST

Sunday February 21

The Power of Gamification: Lessons Learned Developing Novel Rehabilitation Technology

Sixty-five percent of U.S. adults regularly play video games. Wouldn't it be great if we could create therapeutic experiences that have similar levels of engagement? In this presentation, you will learn how to use the principles and process of games design to create engaging therapeutic products for patients. Elan will share personal experience as a physical therapist and product designer, with examples of failures, successes, and unexpected surprises.