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Pain Waves Radio by Pain BC

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Pain Waves Radio is an internet radio show created by Pain BC, where listeners can hear leading chronic pain experts discuss the latest pain management research, tools, and trends. Pain BC is a non-profit organization that helps people living with chronic pain. Learn more about Pain BC at www.painbc.ca. DISCLAIMER: The Content provided on the Show is for informational purposes only and is not professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care, nor is it intended to be a substitute therefore. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider properly licensed to practice medicine or general health care in your area.

On-Demand Episodes

Pain BC's free Connect for Health program advocates for people in pain and their families, connecting you with services and support that go beyond your doctor's office. In this episode of Pain Waves Radio, we chat to Sarah... more

Have you been looking for a way to better manage your pain? Pain BC's free online self-management tool, Live Plan Be, offers you a concrete way to track and assess your pain and its impacts, set goals, learn more about pain science, and... more

Dr. Leslie Wicholas is a psychiatrist who developed complex regional pain syndrome following a sports-related injury in 2014. She underwent several conventional treatments with little improvement before embarking on her own... more

Chronic pain and PTSD frequently co-occur and they can interact in such a way that negatively impacts the course of treatment for either condition. However, integrated treatment programs are available that effectively address both... more

Becky Curtis founded Take Courage Coaching with a vision to share what she was learning--how to manage her pain so it wasn't the centre of her universe. In time, she gathered a group of professionals in counselling, coaching, and... more

In this episode of Pain Waves Radio, co-hosted with Dr. Michael Negraeff, we talk to Phillipe Lucas about medical cannabis in Canada and how it can be used to treat chronic pain. We discuss the research that shows how cannabis... more

Children and adults with intellectual or developmental disability may not be able to always tell you that they are experiencing pain, but it's our responsibility to understand there are many reasons that people with ID/DD are experiencing... more

Severe chronic pain, financial hardships, and intense emotional suffering are just some of the consequences of workplace injuries. In this month's episode, co-hosted by Pain BC founding member Dr.Michael Negraeff, we discuss the... more

Parents are key knowledge users of evidence about children's pain, and more and more are turning to social media for information about child health. Join us as we chat to Dr. Christine Chambers about pediatric pain, the impact of social... more

We'll discuss over the counter painkillers such as Tylenol (the generic name being Acetaminophen) and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (or NSAIDs) like Ibuprofen (the brand name being Advil), as well as various nutraceuticals... more