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The Pain Science Division is a special interest group of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association that serves physiotherapists who have an interest in better understanding and managing pain and in connecting with likeminded clinicians, educators and researchers.   Janet Holly, BHSc, PT, MSc Ch...
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REP 3 - CPA's Response to the Opioids Crisis

February 18, 2019
Melissa Anderson, PT
  Every Canadian who consumes news, in print, on TV, or via the internet has heard of the opioid crisis. The number of people it touches is staggering, and the stories of loss are heart-wrenching. And this crisis, it seems, does not discriminate - literally anyone could...
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Male pelvic pain: the prostate gland has been “framed”

November 24, 2016
We usually come across Shakespeare’s “What is in a name?” quote when people are trying to explain that names don't really matter; that all you need to know is what something is, not what it's named. As it turns out, naming problems has had a significant effect on male pelvic pain and how it is tr...
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June 2020 Language The language we choose to use is one of the most powerful tools we have as physiotherapists - perhaps now more than ever, at a time when many of us do not have the option to see our patients face to face or use our hands. Pain is, of course, invisible and our patients rely on u...
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