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Pain Waves Radio by Pain BC

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Pain Waves Radio is a call-in internet radio show created by non-profit society Pain BC, where listeners can listen to, and interact with, 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 therefor. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider properly licensed to practise medicine or general health care in your jurisdiction concerning any questions you may have regarding any Content obtained from this Show and any medical condition you believe may be relevant to you or to someone else. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read or seen on this Show. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet or fitness program. Content obtained from the Show is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS SHOW until you've read and accepted the complete terms and conditions found at http://www.painbc.ca/node/4 and on the www.painbc.ca website (click on "Privacy Agreement/Terms and Conditions" at the bottom of the home page).] 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”.

Upcoming Broadcasts

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. True or False? 1. The more sleep I get, the healthier I'll be. 2. Waking up at night means that I'll be tired the next day. 3. Snoring is common and totally harmless. 4. It's important to always keep track of how much I sleep. 5. Pain increases the amount of time in Stage 1 light sleep. Dr. May Caprio is a registrant of the College of Psychologists of British Columbia providing psychological services for the Pain Program at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria as a member of the interdisciplinary team. She has practiced in the area of pain management, neuropsychology and brain injury. She has been a consultant in private industry, providing psychological assessments, individual psychotherapy and marriage counselling, and has given presentations on sleep, memory enhancement, stress management, and optimal performance. Linda Cundiff is an Occupational therapist and co-leader in the sleep and pain program working with the RJH Pain Program. She has been an occupational therapist since 1982. It is a privilege to work in a field that is practical, holistic and client focused. Linda has worked with Royal Jubilee Pain Program since its inception 8 years ago and has developed and integrated many programs that clients request, and sleep is definitely one of those. Linda is currently working on the PainBC pain champion program for occupational therapists in the province.
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On-Demand Episodes

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

Neil Pearson PT, physiotherapist, yoga teacher, and internationally renowned pain expert joins us to discuss the latest developments and research into yoga as a tool to better manage chronic pain. We will be discussing how pain changes... more

A growing body of research suggests that massage or manual therapy can be an important part of effective pain management. This research data, and the experience of physicians, massage therapists and patients, is encouraging... more

Join us as we discuss the latest research, as well as pain management tools and techniques in the treatment of Arthritis (including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis). Dr. Shuckett is a Rheumatologist and a Clinical Associate... more