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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.   Jordan Miller, PT, Division C...
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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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January 2017 Mindfulness: A Different Approach to Pain Management  If you are questioning the benefits of mindfulness meditation, take the time to view this 18 minute Ted Talk by a pain MD. The studies he presents are fascinating, as he discusses how 20 minutes of mindfulness meditation, 4 days a...
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Pain Science

The 2nd Pain UnConference  When: Saturday May 27th 2017
Location: Edmonton, Alberta (with satellites in Halifax, Montreal, Barrie and Hamilton) What is an UnConference and how is this different from a conference? UnConferences are events run by participants. Attendees can submit topics or ch...
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