Acupuncture: A helpful treatment modality in an interdisciplinary program for complex chronic conditions
October 24, 2018 12:00PM
In this webinar, Dr. Teresa Clarke will present on the history of acupuncture and summarize the research studies on the neurophysiology, underlying its mechanism of action.
October 02, 2018 12:00PM
myoActivation is an injection-based treatment modality being used in BC for people with chronic pain by clinicians at The myo Clinic, BC Children's Hospital, Downtown Eastside Community Health Centre, and CHANGEpain. This webinar is the third in our three-part series on the myoActivation treatment approach.
September 11, 2018 11:00AM
Join Rebecca Gewurtz from McMaster University, Michael MacDonald from Jazz airlines and Krista Benes from the Mental Health Commission of Canada to explore the business case for hiring and retaining individuals with a mental illness.
August 30, 2018 11:00AM
Work disability is a major personal, financial, and public health burden. With more people living with many types of chronic illnesses now than ever before, the problem of work disability will continue to escalate if we do not take action.
August 15, 2018 11:00AM
This webinar describes the common challenges employees with arthritis face at work, and the strategies they use to maintain employment.
July 01, 2018 4:00AM
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June 14, 2018 2:30PM
myoActivation is an injection-based treatment modality being used in BC for people with chronic pain. This webinar is the second in our three-part series on the myoActivation treatment approach.
June 07, 2018 5:00PM
myoActivation is an injection-based treatment modality being used in BC for people with chronic pain by clinicians at The myo Clinic, BC Children's Hospital, Downtown Eastside Community Health Centre, and CHANGEpain. This webinar is the first in our three-part series on the myoActivation treatment approach.
June 07, 2018 4:00PM
May 30, 2018 2:30PM
In this webinar, Dr. Katrina Genuis explores the difference between pain and suffering, focusing on suffering as the dimension of existence providers should aim to heal when pain is intractable.
April 18, 2018 3:30PM
All children have a right to play. This is especially important for children and youth living with pain.
March 15, 2018 6:30PM
The following webinar highlights perspectives and concerns of different stakeholders regarding a safe workplace and ‘medication’-related workplace impairment, especially for safety-sensitive workers.
March 14, 2018 11:30AM
We change our body chemistry every time we eat. Our food has the power to increase or decrease body-wide inflammation. Yet most medical schools have a few hours of learning time devoted to a topic that has the potential to help every patient seen.
March 08, 2018 3:00AM
Employers are obliged to provide a safe work environment for employees. Unions are concerned for th
March 01, 2018 6:30PM
In this webinar, Marloes Voojis provides insight in the rationale of supporting work in people with a chronic disease.
February 22, 2018 3:00PM
Bladder sensitization. Incontinence. Pain with sex. These are some of the many symptoms of chronic pelvic pain.
February 22, 2018 12:30PM
This webinar will provide insight in the rationale of supporting work in people with a chronic disea
February 07, 2018 6:23PM
This webinar presents the theory and evidence underlying Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for chronic pain, as well as the core skills needed in applying this therapeutic approach.
February 02, 2018 6:21PM
This webinar explores 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.
January 31, 2018 2:00PM
This webinar provides health care providers with a basic overview on pharmacogenomic testing and how it can be used as a tool to support patients in making decisions about which medication(s) are most suitable for their overall pain management.
January 18, 2018 6:30PM
In this webinar, Dr. Cano provides an overview of the research on the powerful effect of couples' relationship dynamics on pain and provides evidence-based strategies for couples to manage pain and distress together.
December 07, 2017 3:30PM
At first glance, a webinar that brings chronic pain, grief and anger together might seem strange. However, these three are often intertwined in those who experience chronic pain. For those with chronic pain, the topic is a no-brainer: they know all about grief and anger.
November 09, 2017 11:30AM
If you’ve ever tried to explain neuroplasticity in a few sentences with your chronic pain patients, then you know how challenging that can be. Clinicians need to be careful in how we talk about neuroplasticity, self-management and catastrophizing with patients.
October 18, 2017 2:00PM
For some patients, life with chronic pain can become unbearable. The sense of isolation, hopelessness and stigma can be overwhelming for people living with persistent or complex pain and death may seem like the only option.
September 27, 2017 11:30AM
Chronic pain is very common in older adults and is often under-recognized and under-treated. Pain often co-exists with other geriatric syndromes such as multimorbidity, polypharmacy and falls, and can have a very significant effect on function and quality of life.
September 26, 2017 4:00AM
Mindfulness Based Interventions (MBIs) are emerging as promising treatments to reduce physical and e
September 21, 2017 3:30PM
Chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) affects around 1 in 5 Canadians and is the leading cause of disability globally. Opioid medications, surgery and many other ‘traditional’ medical interventions may be ineffective and possibly harmful when used to treat CNCP.
September 07, 2017 3:30PM
Motor vehicle crashes are recognized as an important cause of death and disability worldwide. The following webinar highlights the increasing knowledge of psychosocial and biological factors associated with the development of chronic pain as a result of motor vehicle accidents.
August 17, 2017 2:59PM
This webinar explores the use of mindfulness-based intervention in chronic neuropathic pain conditions, with results from two recently completed clinical trials demonstrating intervention effectiveness.
August 14, 2017 9:00PM
Webinar presented in partnership with the CIRPD Motor vehicle crashes are recognized as an importan
July 13, 2017 3:30PM
This webinar features Dr. Diane Gromala, a technology expert who has suffered from chronic pain for several decades. Her research focus is on creating and assessing new technologies that may help people who live with long-term pain.
July 12, 2017 2:00PM
The therapeutic relationship between providers and patients has long been an assumption of practice. Yet how do we use this with our most complex and challenging patients?
June 14, 2017 3:00PM
In the following webinar, Dr. Bertram presents on the dynamic in First Nations, Metis, & Inuit community between pain, trauma, and cultural adaptation.
June 06, 2017 4:30PM
In this webinar, Acupuncturist Scott Livingstone provides an overview on acupuncture treatment and how it can be a helpful management tool for people living with complex pain.
May 30, 2017 9:00AM
Pain is something that most people try to avoid. The experience of pain, however, may be better unde
May 25, 2017 3:00PM
The following webinar discusses 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.
April 25, 2017 4:00PM
Dr Buckley will discuss the purpose, objectives, and structure of the Canadian Chronic Pain Research
April 12, 2017 2:30PM
We all have a medicine cabinet inside us.
March 27, 2017 2:30PM
The risk factors for development of chronic pain after surgery are wide ranging and include nerve injury, severe preoperative and acute postoperative pain as well as psychosocial factors such as catastrophizing.
February 17, 2017 2:30PM
Dr. Nickel provides an overview of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS) and some of the complications that can make diagnosis and treatment challenging and shares insight into best treatment practices.
February 03, 2017 2:30PM
Education, expectation, and motivation are the vital drivers we need to improve outcomes for pediatric care of chronic pain.
February 03, 2017 2:30PM
In this webinar, Dr. Gatchel helps us understand what fear-avoidance beliefs and behaviours are, how they affect people with chronic pain, and what tools and treatments can be used to help people with pain reduce those beliefs.
December 13, 2016 2:30PM
Dr. Karen Davis discusses the ways brain imaging and behavioural measurements are used to chart "pain maps" and show differences between the way brains respond to pain.
November 18, 2016 2:30PM
Chronic pain often interferes with a person’s ability to function and participate in important activities in life. Many people with chronic pain suggest effectively managing pain includes finding ways to gain function and get back to these activities.
September 22, 2016 2:00PM
Many people who live with chronic pain report that they also suffer from low mood, irritability, and withdrawal from activities and relationships.
September 21, 2016 2:00PM
Chronic pain affects 20% of British Columbians, yet few physicians understand the myriad conditions that cause it, or how to treat it.
September 20, 2016 1:30PM
Many people who live with chronic pain report that they also suffer from low mood, irritability, and
August 31, 2016 2:22PM
This webinar examines the current evidence for exercise management, and also discusses types of exercise modalities and the effects on fatigue and immune function, which may prove useful for clinical exercise practice.
July 14, 2016 2:30PM
This webinar discusses how accounting for sex and gender in work and health research can make a difference in our understanding of health outcomes and health services, with a focus on work related illness, injury, and disability.
July 05, 2016 2:30PM
In this webinar, Dr. Eric Garland discusses his research on the clinical benefits and neurobiological mechanisms of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement, a novel therapy designed to target chronic pain and prevent opioid-related problems.
September 01, 2015 2:00PM
In the following webinar, Dr. May Caprio provides an overview of the bi-directional relationship between sleep and pain, along with treatment options available for people in pain who concurrently experience ongoing issues with sleep.
March 12, 2015 2:10PM
In this webinar, Dr. Drew Sturgeon discusses:
April 17, 2013 2:00PM
In this webinar, Dr. Cervero helps us identify the brain mechanisms that generate the transition from acute to chronic pain and that contribute to pain hypersensitivity. He also discusses therapies that address this enhanced pain sensitivity caused by the brain.
July 26, 2012 2:20PM
Despite many recent advances in the past 40 years in the understanding of pain mechanisms, and in pain diagnosis and treatment, considerable gaps in knowledge and management remain, with chronic pain present in epidemic proportions in most countries.