chronic pain

July 12, 2017
VANCOUVER, BC – An estimated one in five British Columbians lives with chronic pain that profoundly affects their quality of life. Chronic pain can take a toll on mental and physical health, ability to work, as well as relationships with family, friends and society. And as BC’s population ages, the...
July 12, 2017
With an estimated one in five British Columbians living with chronic pain – a number that is expected to grow with our aging population, effective pain management is crucial for improving these individuals’ everyday quality of life.   Doctors of BC believes our health care system is lacking with...
July 6, 2017

In British Columbia and across Canada, it is estimated that one in five adults are living with chronic pain – and as people age, that number is expected to grow. For people with chronic pain, effective pain management is crucial for improving their quality of life. As such, Doctors of BC...

January 12, 2017

BC doctors can access learning and support tools to help patients manage chronic pain. The PSP Pain Management module provides information on:  EMR enabled pain tools; promoting patient self-management; better identifying, assessing, managing, and communicating with patients living with chronic...