Upcoming Events

Friday
January
12
2018
11:00AM

This webinar will provide an overview of the research on the powerful effect of couples' relationship dynamics on pain and will provide evidence-based strategies for couples to manage pain and distress together. Couples can learn new skills to support each other to manage pain and distress while also growing closer together.

Thursday
January
25
2018
11:00AM

This webinar will explore the meaningfulness of work for people living with long-term work disability and chronic pain, and the role meaning plays in return to work effort.

Thursday
February
15
2018
8:30AM
Tuesday
February
27
2018
11:00AM

The conflation of chronic pain management with the prescription of opioids, often at high dose, has for the past 20 years overlooked long-established core tenets of multidisciplinary chronic pain care that is fundamentally about restoring function and enabling behavioral re-training; these are best and more safely accomplished without opioids and other central nervous system depressants.  

Thursday
March
8
2018
11:00AM

Employers are obliged to provide a safe work environment for employees.  Unions are concerned for the safety of their members while at work.  Assisting workers in achieving a safe and sustainable return to work after illness or injury has always ​been an appropriate goal of treatment.   However, North American workplaces are increasingly challenged with how to address prescription and over-the-counter medication use by employees, while ensuring a safe working environment, given the dramatic increase in the number of prescriptions written by physicians in recent yea

Past Events

Tuesday
August
8
2017
11:00AM

Dr Patricia Poulin will discuss recent research on the role mindfulness can play in managing pain intensity, pain catastrophising, and depression for cancer survivors living with chronic neuropathi

Wednesday
July
5
2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Pain is universal to human existence, yet it can go awry, as the case of chronic pain makes clear. One in five Canadians experiences chronic pain.

Sunday
June
11
2017
8:00AM

Daily movement is vital to improving the quality of life for people living with pain.

Wednesday
June
7
2017
11:00AM

Dr. Bertram discusses the prevelance of chronic pain amoung indigenious people and the increased burdens they endure due to inequity and misrepresentation they face when seeking help. ​

Sunday
June
4
2017
10:00AM
Thursday
June
1
2017
2:30PM - 4:30PM

Jeff Jukes, a Physiotherapist in Vancouver with persistent pain experience will be available live from 2:30-4:30 PM PST June 1, 2017 on the

Tuesday
May
30
2017
4:00PM

Pain is something that most people try to avoid. The experience of pain, however, may be better understood as providing an important avenue through which we find enjoyment in life.

Wednesday
May
17
2017
11:00AM

Pain catastrophizing powerfully predicts the development and trajectory of chronic pain. Learn the science behind pain catastrophizing, its impacts, and why this psychological construct should be assessed and treated in outpatients and in individuals who are planning to have surgery. 

Tuesday
April
25
2017
11:00AM

Dr Buckley will discuss the purpose, objectives, and structure of the Canadian Chronic Pain Research Network, as well as discussing approved research and opportunities for participation with

Thursday
April
20
2017
9:30AM - 11:30AM

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