The Pain BC blog serves as a space for relevant chronic pain news, events, stories and other opportunities available for people living with pain.


Pain BC partners in launching national pain research network

March 21, 2016

Pain BC is taking part in a new large Canadian network pioneering developments in patient-oriented health care for chronic pain research and care.

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Catch Pain BC on Radio and TV from July 8th

July 07, 2015

“For too long, people in pain have been told that the pain is in their heads and that there is nothing that can be done about it. Our campaign aims to dispel these myths.” – Maria Hudspith, Executive Director, Pain BC

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Pain BC receives 2015 Humanitarian Award

May 29, 2015

The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) has presented its 2015 Humanitarian Award to Pain BC, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with chronic pain.

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25 million dollar grant for new pain research in Canada

May 21, 2015

Researchers Across Canada Collaborate in Pain Research Opportunity

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Pain BC launches Basics For Health program—help beyond the doctor’s office

November 02, 2014

November 2-8, 2014 is National Pain Awareness Week; here in British Columbia, Pain BC is raising awareness about persistent pain like never before. As one respondent recently shared with Pain BC in an online survey conducted by Catalyst Research Group in October, "Chronic pain is very difficult to deal with alone. The supports created by Pain BC are invaluable."

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Sufferers of chronic pain and the government’s war on OxyContin

March 15, 2012

“Chronic pain is even worse to live with than lung, cardiac or liver disease. Bad chronic pain is connected with the worst quality of life. People don’t realize that it is a disease on its own, not just a symptom.”

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