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Pain Waves Radio by Pain BC

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Pain Waves Radio is an internet radio show created by non-profit society Pain BC, where listeners can listen to leading chronic pain experts as they discuss the latest pain management research, tools, and trends. [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. Please review the Pain BC terms and conditions, as well as the Blog Talk Radio terms and conditions on our website at painbc.ca.] Pain BC is a non-profit organization made up of people in pain, health care providers, and leaders from universities, government and the non-profit sector. We have a shared passion for reducing the burden of pain, and for making positive change in the health care system in British Columbia. Since forming in 2008, we have made significant progress on our mission to “change pain and change minds”.

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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 serious impact of workplace injuries and the challenges faced by those trying to return to work while experiencing persistent pain. Our guest, Dr. Cecil Hershler, has been practicing medicine since 1985 and has a special focus on chronic pain and pain management. He recently co-authored a study titled Work injuries, chronic pain and the harmful effects of WorkSafeBC/WCB compensation denial.
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On-Demand Episodes

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

Dr. May Caprio and Linda Cundiff will unlock some mysteries and myths around sleep. How can we get better sleep, even if we're living with chronic pain? We'll find out the answers to these questions and more on June 3, 2015 at 3pm.... more

Elizabeth M. Christy lives in Northern Virginia with her husband James, son Jimmy (5), and daughter Lucy (newborn). She is the best-selling author of the children's book "Why Does Mommy Hurt? Helping Children Cope with having a... more

Is there a link between nutrition and pain? Tune in on Friday, January 30, 2015 @ 11am to find out. Dr. Caroline Coombs, ND is a licenced naturopathic physician and health educator. She currently teaches weekly sessions on Nutrition... more

*Note: If you missed the live recording and still want to ask questions, please email Gemma at president@mtabc.com. Join us as we interview Gemma Isaac, an accredited (MTA) music therapist and certified in Neurologic... more

Chronic foot pain can impair your mobility, affect your ability to exercise, and may indicate other medical issues. In this episode, we'll be talking to Dr. Roy Mathews, a podiatrist practicing in Vancouver and New Westminster. With his... more

Do you paint, dance, sing, sculpt, do pottery, etc to help manage your pain? Call in and let us know what you do and how it helps you? Join us as we explore the pain management benefits of the Arts for easing chronic pain. Our guest is... more

Pain BC recently received a $1 Million grant from the Ministry of Health to continue our work in reducing the burden of pain in BC. We are embarking on the next phase of our Strategic Plan and need your input and ideas: What are the... more

Join us Thursday April 10th at noon (PST) when our guest will be Dr. Alison Bested. Dr. Bested is a Haematological Pathologist. Her training covered a wide variety of areas including Immunology, Immunohaematology, Genetics,... more