Pain Waves

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The Pain Waves Radio podcast by Pain BC is where you can hear leading chronic pain experts and people living with pain discuss the latest pain management research, tools, stories, and trends. Pain BC is a non-profit organization helping improve the lives of people in pain through education, empowerment, and innovation. Learn more at 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.

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The Pain Waves Radio podcast by Pain BC is where you can hear leading chronic pain experts and people living with pain discuss the latest pain management research, tools, stories, and trends. Pain BC is a non-profit organization helping improve the lives of people in pain through education, empowerment, and innovation. Learn more at 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.
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2019-11-09 17:49
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2019-11-09 02:47
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9.11.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

National Pain Awareness Week: The lived experiences of two patient advocates

With chronic pain impacting the lives of 1 in 5 Canadians, National Pain Awareness Week provides a critical opportunity to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and advocate for change in the way pain is understood and managed for millions of Canadians.Peopl...
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Pediatric pain: Managing impacts on children and their parents

While it’s becoming known that 1 in 5 British Columbians lives with chronic pain, it may come as more of a surprise that persistent pain is also common in children.In this month’s episode of the Pain Waves podcast, we’re joined by Dr. Sue Bennett and D...
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1.10.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

BC ECHO for Chronic Pain: Improving pain care for people living with pain

People living with pain often experience many barriers to care, including long waitlists and long travel distances to see a health care provider with specialized training in pain. These barriers can be overcome through improving the availability of hig...
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1.08.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Patient advocacy: Using your story to create meaningful change for people with pain

Living with chronic pain can be overwhelming and isolating, but sharing your story with others has the power to influence a new understanding of pain and how to manage it, and can help with providing a voice for other people living with pain. On this ...
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6.06.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Coaching for Health: A free phone-based coaching program for people with pain

Living with chronic pain can be overwhelming, but it can help to have someone to talk to who understands what it's like and can support you in taking control back of your life. In this month’s episode of the Pain Waves podcast, we discuss how our free...
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1.05.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Changes to ICBC claims: A care and recovery-based model

ICBC recently announced major changes to their claims process as of April 1, 2019. Since car accidents can be a significant driver for developing chronic pain, it’s important to know how these changes will impact care and recovery in the event of an ac...
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1.04.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Rethinking Pain: Using Movement as an Educational Tool to Manage Pain

On today’s episode of the Pain Waves podcast, we’re joined by Neil Pearson, a renowned physiotherapist, clinical assistant professor and yoga therapist, to talk about how understanding pain in a different way can help improve our process for self-care ...
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1.03.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Maintaining sex and intimacy with chronic pain: Tips from a women's and men's health expert

Sex and intimacy can both be impacted by chronic pain, but they aren't topics that are always easily discussed with health care providers. In this month’s episode of the Pain Waves podcast, we’re joined by physiotherapist Sarah Haag, who specializes ...
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1.01.2019 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Brief Action Planning: A tool to set meaningful goals for your health

A new year can often be seen as a source for inspiration, whether it be a change in personal habits, setting new goals or refocusing our attention on certain aspects of our lives. On today’s episode of the Pain Waves podcast, we’re joined by Connie ...
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1.12.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Sound Therapy as a Pain Management Tool

Music can be therapeutic in many situations, but recent research suggests it may be especially beneficial for people living with chronic pain. In this episode of the Pain Waves podcast, sound designers and researchers Mark Nazemi and Maryam Mobini tal...
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17.10.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Cannabis for chronic pain: Perspectives on navigating the health care system

With recreational cannabis now legalized in Canada, it’s likely that more people in pain will consider it for pain relief. In this episode, Clinical Pharmacist Terri Betts and her daughter Nikki, who lives with chronic pain, share their story about nav...
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8.07.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Understanding Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Context and Lived Experiences

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), is characterized by many debilitating symptoms which include chronic pain. ME affects more than 560,000 Canadians, yet it remains a widely misunderstood and stigmatized illne...
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31.05.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion with Sarah Jarvis

Harmful self-criticism impacts the lives of many people in pain, which in turn can affect their ability to enjoy life's positive moments and to reach out in times of need. Sarah Jarvis, Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), first began exploring self-...
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20.04.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Occupational Therapy for People in Pain with Katerina Dikeakos

Chronic pain can make it more difficult to accomplish daily tasks, ranging anywhere from getting dressed to maintaining a full-time job. As an Occupational Therapist (OT) who personally experiences chronic pain, Katerina Dikeakos understands this first...
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7.03.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Gentle Movements for Pain with Naomi Biggin-Pound

Physiotherapy and acupuncture are commonly recommended for those living with chronic pain, however these therapies can often be costly and are not accessible to all. Naomi Biggin-Pound (physiotherapist, women's health physiotherapist, acupuncturist, a...
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6.02.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Neuropathic Pain and Spinal Cord Injuries with Kendra Todd and Robert Shaw

Neuropathic pain can be debilitating for many individuals living with a spinal cord injury. In this episode, we talk with two guests about how exercise can temporarily reduce the neuropathic pain associated with such injuries, as well as how it can b...
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3.01.2018 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Insurance Denial and Disability Benefits with Martin Willemse

Martin Willemse is a lawyer whose practice focuses on denied long-term disability claims and critical illness denials. He often represents clients with chronic pain or other invisible illnesses. In this episode of Pain Waves, he shares his in-depth kno...
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6.12.2017 http://d1bm3dmew779uf.cloudfront.net/rss/show/1987858/c5f38015f109f7f78077848c8bd0b70e.jpg

Living with Pain During the Holidays

The holidays can be an especially difficult time for people living with chronic pain. During this virtual fireside chat, our guests highlight key issues that can come up during the holidays and share their first-hand experiences with navigating the cha...
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6.10.2017

Self-Care for Caregivers of People in Pain with Wendy Johnstone

Chronic pain hurts everyone, including the family caregivers who provide support to people in pain. Pain Waves talks to Wendy Johnstone from Family Caregivers of British Columbia about how caregivers can find the support and resources they need to take...
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11.08.2017

Complimentary Therapies for Chronic Pain with Mihael Mamychshvili, RST

Mihael Mamychshvili is a Registered Master Shiatsu Therapist and owner of Angel Hands Integrative clinic. He discusses the health benefits of working with various complementary therapies for people living with pain.
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14.07.2017

Self Management for Osteoarthritis with Nurse Educator Susan Johnston

Living with the pain of osteoarthritis can be overwhelming. Susan Johnston is a Nurse Educator for OASIS (OsteoArthritis Service Integration System) a Vancouver Coastal Health program aimed at helping people with osteoarthritis to self-manage their pai...
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28.04.2017

Counselling as a Tool for Living Better with Chronic Pain with Kira Lynne

Chronic pain and illness can be isolating and challenging. We chat to counsellor and coach Kira Lynne about the benefits of counselling to help tackle your emotions, improve your mental health, and live better with chronic pain - putting yourself first...
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28.02.2017

The Benefits of Flotation Therapy/REST for Chronic Pain with Mike Zaremba

Curious about Flotation Therapy and how it can help with chronic pain? We chat to Float House (floathouse.ca) co-founder Mike Zaremba about how Flotation Therapy/Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy (REST) works, the research around benefits fo...
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25.01.2017

Be a Part of the Provincial Pain Summit 17-19 February 2017

Learn more about the upcoming Provincial Pain Summit as we chat to Pain BC's Executive Director, Maria Hudspith. Find out about the Summit goals, structure, and focus - as well as how you can be a part of the discussion and action planning to change ho...
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27.10.2016

Join the #livingwithpain experiment November 6-12!

Join Pain BC's 2nd annual #livingwithpain experiment to raise awareness about chronic pain during National Pain Awareness Week. Learn more about the experiment and how to participate in this episode of Pain Waves and go to painbc.ca/livingwithpain for ...
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28.09.2016

Pain, Resilience& Inspiration: Paul Henczel, Author of "Miracle in a Mill"

In this inspiring episode of Pain Waves, we chat to Paul Henczel, BBA, author of Miracle in a Mill: Crushed Alive about how a horrific workplace injury changed his life and how he has learned to cope despite living with chronic pain. We also discuss fo...
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19.07.2016

Pain BC's Connect for Health - Support Beyond the Doctor's Office

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 Dobson, operational lead of C...
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29.06.2016

Managing Pain Your Way with Live Plan Be Self-Management Tool

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 connect with ot...
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25.05.2016

Dr. Leslie Wicholas is a Psychiatrist Who Was Diagnosed with CRPS

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 research into the underlying...
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22.04.2016

Chronic Pain and PTSD Frequently Co-occur. What You Need to Know.

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 conditions. What is ...
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11.04.2016

Making Life Less About Pain and More About Living

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 communications who ar...
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10.12.2015

Using Medical Cannabis to Treat Chronic Pain: Get the Facts!

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 can work as a safer adjun...
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13.11.2015

Addressing Chronic Pain in Adults& Kids with Intellectual Disabilities

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 pain. In this...
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16.10.2015

The Impact of Work-Related Injuries& Chronic Pain with Dr. Cecil Hershler

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 workp...
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22.09.2015

#ItDoesntHavetoHurt: Can Social Media Help Parents Manage Their Children's Pain?

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 media on parent...
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3.07.2015

Over the Counter (OTC) Painkillers& Nutraceuticals - Get the Facts!

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 (foods containing health-...
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3.06.2015

How to Make Peace with Sleep – Even If You're Dealing With Chronic Pain.

Dr. May Caprio and Linda Cundiff unlock some of the mysteries and myths around sleep. How can we get better sleep, even if we're living with chronic pain? True or False? 1.  The more sleep I get, the healthier I'll be. 2.  Waking up at night means ...
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7.05.2015

Why Does Mommy Hurt? An Interview with Author Elizabeth Christy on Chronic Pain

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 Caregiver with Chronic P...
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30.01.2015

The Connection Between Nutrition and Pain with Dr. Caroline Coombs

Is there a link between nutrition and pain? Dr. Caroline Coombs, ND is a licenced naturopathic physician and health educator. She currently teaches weekly sessions on Nutrition for pain management at the ChangePain clinic in Vancouver. She also runs p...
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16.12.2014

Can Music Therapy Help People in Pain?

In this episode, we chat to Gemma Isaac, an accredited (MTA) music therapist and certified in Neurologic Music Therapy. As the music therapist at the Burns, Plastic and Trauma Unit (BPTU) at VGH, Gemma facilitates music therapy programs for patients, t...
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14.07.2014

Chronic Foot Pain with Dr. Roy Mathews DPM

Chronic foot pain can impair your mobility, affect your ability to exercise, and may indicate other medical issues. In this episode, we talk to Dr. Roy Mathews, a podiatrist practicing in Vancouver and New Westminster. With his extensive background in ...
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5.06.2014

Can the Arts Ease Your Chronic Pain? With Nicki Kahnamoui (ArtsHealth Network)

Do you paint, dance, sing, sculpt, do pottery, etc to help manage your pain? Join us as we explore the pain management benefits of the Arts for easing chronic pain. Our guest is Nicki  Kahnamoui, Executive Director of Arts Health Network. Nicki is a ce...
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21.05.2014

Pain Priorities in BC - Seeking Input from British Columbians

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 gaps in the BC Heal...
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10.04.2014

Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) with Dr. Alison Bested

Dr. Alison Bested is a Haematological Pathologist. Her training covered a wide variety of areas including Immunology, Immunohaematology, Genetics, Anatomic Pathology, Internal Medicine, Clinical and Laboratory Haematology. Dr. Bested has been privilege...
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14.03.2014

Yoga For Chronic Pain - Latest Research and Developments with Neil Pearson, PT

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 discuss how pain changes the body, mind and spirit, ...
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6.02.2014

Massage Therapy for Chronic Pain with Michael Reoch, RMT

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 people in pain to consider ...
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9.01.2014

Arthritis and Chronic Pain with Dr. Rhonda Shuckett

In this episode of Pain Waves, 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 ...
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16.12.2013

Holiday Survival Guide for Chronic Pain

In this episode we speak to three experienced and seasoned people living with various types of ongoing pain. We discuss how to best handle the variety of stresses of the holidays as a person living with pain.
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8.11.2013

Medicinal Marijuana - Regulatory, Policy, and Legal Issues

Medical cannabis is a topic often accompanied by a great deal of controversy, misinformation and misconceptions. To help us better understand the regulatory, policy and legal landscape, we chat to Philippe Lucas. Phillipe has a Masters degree in Stud...
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26.09.2013

Migraines and Headaches with Dr. Gordon Robinson

Migraines are a complex chronic neurological condition affecting approximately 15% of the global population at some point in life. To help us better understand this serious health concern and take a look at the latest research and treatment options, we...
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