Pain Clinics and Services

St. Paul's Pain Center

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
604.682.2344 ext 63276
Services Provided: 

Provides multidisciplinary assessment, consultation, and treatment. 

Staff including Psychologist, Physicians, Anesthetists, Nurse Clinicians, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists

Requirements: 

Referral by GP or Specialist required.

CHANGEpain

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
phone: 604.566.9101  fax: 604.566.9102
Services Provided: 

Core Program (Covered by MSP):
Trigger Point Injections
Group Medical Visits including: Starting to Change Pain, Moving to Change Pain, Healing to Change Pain, Committing to Change Pain and Nutrition to Change Pain

Core+ Program:
Peripheral Nerve Blocks (covered by MSP)
Gunn IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) (private pay)
Occupational Therapy (private pay)
Physiotherapy (private pay)

Complex Care Services:
Pain Specialist Consultations (covered by MSP)
iSITES (Integrated Specialist Interventions Targeted by Enhanced Sonograms)  (covered by MSP)
Pain Infusion Therapy Program (private pay) 

CHANGEpain is a multidisciplinary pain management clinic led by pain physicians. Their team includes pain specialists, anaesthesiologists, general practitioners, occupational therapists, and physiotherapists. 

Requirements: 

GP or Specialist referral required for MSP services.

OrionHealth Rehabilitation and Assessment Centres

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
604.263.4998 (full interdisciplinary team available)
Services Provided: 

Interdisciplinary, single discipline and customized assessment and treatment by physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, clinical counsellors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and kinesiologists, vocational therapists and other rehabilitation professionals. OrionHealth empowers adults with skills and tools such that they can lead independent and productive lives despite persistent pain.

Private clinic with select services covered by WorkSafeBC, ICBC and extended health services.

Complex
Pain
Service

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
604.875.2345 Ext. 5108
Services Provided: 

Outpatient service provided by an interdisciplinary team, including a Pediatrician, Anesthesiologist, Pain Nurse Clinician, Psychologist and Physiotherapist, with consultation provided by a Psychiatrist and Pharmacist.  Team is dedicated to the prevention and management of complex pain in children and youth.

Requirements: 

Referral by GP or Specialist required.

Lifemark Keefer Place

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
604.687.5911
Services Provided: 

Their comprehensive continuum of services includes:

  • Single, Multi and Interdisciplinary Assessments
  • Return to Work
  • Disability Management,
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Complex Rehabilitation Services
  • Concussion Care
  • Dizziness, Balance and Vertigo
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Head Injury Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Demands Analysis
  • Pre-Employment Screening
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Work Conditioning / Work Hardening, Work Site Assessments / Job Site Assessments. 

Lifemark Keefer Place has been providing excellent care to the Vancouver community since 1979.  The newly renovated 16,000 square foot facility houses an out-patient clinic providing a wide array of holistic services.  Professional staff of over 50 clinicians includes Physicians, a Psychiatrist, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Pharmacological Consultants, a Pharmacist, Neuropsychologists, a Psychometrist, Kinesiologists, Vestibular Therapists and a Speech Language Pathologist.

Requirements: 

GP referral preferred.  Private clinic with some services covered by MSP,
extended health insurance, Worksafe BC, ICBC.

Dr. IA Hyams Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Clinic (West Vancouver)

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
604.922.2426
Services Provided: 

Multidisciplinary team including Pain Physicians, Anesthetist, Physiotherapist, Massage Therapist and Nutritional Counsellor, as well as Group Facilitators. Focus is on reducing pain, improving function and quality of life.

Private clinic with MSP coverage for some services.

Vancouver Pilates Centre - Pain Care Yoga

Vancouver
Phone Number: 
604-879-2900
Services Provided: 
  • Pain Care Yoga with Marla Waal - when pain persists, we become tense and it can hurt to move. This class is open to anyone seeking to move, live, and breathe with less tension, and less pain.
  • Summer Schedule: Fridays 12.45pm
  • Winter Schedule: Mondays 9:00am and Wednesdays 7.30pm.

719 West 16th Ave
Vancouver, B.C.

Reception Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 7:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday 8:30am - 12:00pm

Studio Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:30am - 8:30pm
Saturday 8:30am -12:15pm

OrionHealth Rehabilitation and Assessment Centres

Fraser
Phone Number: 
604.575.2325 (full interdisciplinary team available)
Services Provided: 

 Interdisciplinary, single discipline and customized assessment and treatment by physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, clinical counsellors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and kinesiologists, vocational therapists and other rehabilitation professionals. OrionHealth empowers adults with skills and tools such that they can lead independent and productive lives despite persistent pain.

Private clinic with select services covered by WorkSafeBC, ICBC and extended health services.

Chronic Back Pain Clinic

Fraser
Phone Number: 
604.531.0444
Services Provided: 

Provides a range of medical treatments for chronic back pain, including spinal manipulation and manual therapies, prolotherapy, kinesiology and others. Staff including a Physician and Kinesiologist.

Some services covered by MSP.

BC Back Institute

Fraser
Phone Number: 
778.574.4999
Services Provided: 

Various multidisciplinary, non-surgical treatments focused on the root causes of chronic back pain, spinal stenosis, neck pain and sciatica.

Private clinic with some services covered by extended health insurance.

OrionHealth Rehabilitation and Assessment Centres

Fraser
Phone Number: 
604.436.3313 (occupational therapy, counselling and vocational therapy services)
Services Provided: 

Interdisciplinary, single discipline and customized assessment and treatment by physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, clinical counsellors, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and kinesiologists, vocational therapists and other rehabilitation professionals. OrionHealth empowers adults with skills and tools such that they can lead independent and productive lives despite persistent pain.

Private clinic with select services covered by WorkSafeBC, ICBC and extended health services.

Back in Motion

Fraser
Phone Number: 
604.939.3011
Services Provided: 

Multidisciplinary team including a Physician, Psychologist, Physiotherapist, and Occupational therapist provides treatment within a cognitive behabioural framework. The program includes a physical and functional reactivation component, daily education sessions, relaxation sessions, return to work planning, and individualized sessions.

Private clinic with some services covered by extended health insurance.

Maple Ridge Physiotherapy and Pain Clinic

Maple Ridge
Phone Number: 
604.467.8775
Services Provided: 

Physiotherapists, Registered Kinesiologists and Massage Therapists provide a variety of treatments to help restore and maintain optimal physical function and mobility.

Private clinic with MSP and extended health 
insurance coverage for some services.

Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre

Surrey
Phone Number: 
604.582.4587
Services Provided: 

We are a team of health care professionals – physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers and pharmacists - who provide pain management through assessment, care, education and research.

Our approach to managing pain is to teach self-management.

We offer education in group settings focused on improving quality of life and decreasing pain through exercise, lifestyle changes, mood management, relaxation techniques, and mindfulness strategies.

Our pain specialist physicians provide individualized care and medical procedures (if indicated). And our physicians and pharmacists offer medication recommendations for you and your family doctor.

Requirements: 

Referral by GP or Specialist required.

Welcome Back Centre

Interior
Phone Number: 
Phone (local): 250–828–6740 Toll Free (in North America): 1–866–759–2674
Services Provided: 

Specialist Physician consults (neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, pain management), upright MRI, diagnostic/therapeutic procedures (nerve root blocks, facet joint blocks, epidural blocks, sacroiliac joint blocks, sympathetic blocks), facet joint rhizotomies, prolotherapy, Botox injections (for pain), physiotherapy, massage therapy, laser therapy, acupuncture, restorative yoga, nutritional consultation, clinical counsellor/psychology.

 

Book a no-obligation pre-screening intake.

Pain Clinic at Kelowna General Hospital

Kelowna
Phone Number: 
778.478.0960
Services Provided: 

Pain specialists available

Requirements: 

GP referral only.

Life Is Now

Penticton
Phone Number: 
250.487.1455
Services Provided: 

Physiotherarpy for persistent pain, including pain management education, active pain management strategies and excerise. Therapeutic yoga classes designed specifically for people with chronic pain and depression.

Private clinic with some services covered by MSP, extended health insurance.

Aberdeen Wellness Clinic

Vernon
Phone Number: 
250.503.0123
Services Provided: 

Massage therapy and chiropractic care with an emphasis on pain management.

Private clinic with some services covered by extended health insurance.

Sparwood Primary Health Care Center

Sparwood
Phone Number: 
250.425.6212
Services Provided: 

Primary health care services, including pain management counselling and assessment.

Community First Medical Clinic

Nelson
Phone Number: 
250.352.5259
Services Provided: 

Multidisciplinary pain assessment, treatment, return to work, disability management and physical health services. Staff include Physician, Kinesiologist, Social Worker, Yoga Therapist, Osteopath and Physician Assistant. Our focus is to reduce your pain, improve your daily function and quality of life. We offer prolotherapy, Botox, carpal tunnel release, facet, epidural and joint injections.

Fees: Private clinic with most fees paid by MSP, WCB or ICBC.

Requirements: 

Appointments by GP, legal, WCB or ICBC referral.

Port McNeil and District Hospital

North Island
Phone Number: 
250.956.4461
Services Provided: 

Primary health care practice nurse

Gold River Medical Clinic

North Island
Phone Number: 
250.283.2626
Services Provided: 

Pain assessment and treatment provided by a GP or Nurse Practitioner

Campbell River Community Pain Service Support

North Island
Phone Number: 
250.850.2460
Services Provided: 

Nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, nutrition, mental health supports, GP consultants and complementary and alternative health practitioners.

Comox Valley Nursing Center Community Pain Service Support

North Island
Phone Number: 
250.331.8502
Services Provided: 

Multidisciplinary clinic with occupational therapy, physiotherapy, pharmacist specializing in chronic pain visits weekly, GP pain experts. Also provide referrals to nutritionist, social worker and mental 
health supports. Support Group, exercise programs 
and self management education.

Comox Naturopathy Walk-In Pain Clinic

North Island
Phone Number: 
250.339.1148
Services Provided: 

Multidisciplinary pain management services provided by a Nurse Practitioner, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, massage therapy and Bowen therapy

Private clinic with some services covered by extended 
health insurance or MSP coverage.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Central Island
Phone Number: 
250.799.5989
Services Provided: 

Pain Clinic for complex chronic pain management, with doctor’s referral.

Requirements: 

Clients must attend 2 self management education programs prior to first appointment. Video conference educational sessions 4 times/yr. to North Island

Port Alberni Integrated Health Network

Central Island
Phone Number: 
250.731.1310
Services Provided: 

GPs, Nursing, physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, Parks and Recreation partnerships (e.g., Fit Beginnings)

Victoria – Royal Jubilee Hospital Pain Program

South Island
Phone Number: 
250.519.1836 or 250.370.8111 (local 13815)
Services Provided: 

Royal Jubilee Pain Program is an interdisciplinary chronic pain program that provides self-management and education  programs to understand and move forward in life with persistent pain. Our team consists of pain-fellowship trained pain physicians, psychology, physio/Occ Therapy, Social work, Pharmacy , RNs and LPNs. 

All services are covered by MSP.

 

Weekly drop-in orientation is open to public to learn about chronic pain and introduce our services and programs.

Requirements: 

Referral required from GP or specialist – see www.viha.ca/pain_program for referral.

Brentwood Physiotherapy and Massage

South Island
Phone Number: 
250.652.6515
Services Provided: 

Physiotherapy, Registered Massage Therapy.

Private practice working closely with a team of physicians who specialize in treating pain.

Requirements: 

No referral necessary.

Peninsula Physiotherapy

South Island
Phone Number: 
250.656.4717
Services Provided: 

Physiotherapy, Registered Massage Therapy.

Private practice working closely with a team of physicians who specialize in treating pain.

Requirements: 

No referral necessary.

CBI Health Centre - Pain Management Program (PMP)

South Island
Phone Number: 
250.383.3638
Services Provided: 

Multi-disciplinary assessment completed by a physician, psychologist, physiotherapist, and occupational therapist to identify critical barriers to recovery and appropriate treatment planning. Treatment focuses on a cognitive-behavioural approach to pain management with the goal of improving an individual's insight into their pain experience and ability to self-manage pain more effectively to facilitate functional recovery and a return to productive living.

The Myo Clinic

South Island
Phone Number: 
250-590-7300  fax: 250-590-7399

Services Provided: 

myoActivation (trigger point injections and fascia dry needling).  Also, the myo Clinic offers a movement restoration program.

Private clinic with most services covered by MSP,
Worksafe BC (with WSBC pre-approval), ICBC.

Requirements: 

GP or Specialist referral required for MSP services.