Bruno Guévremont and Dawn Herniman on CHCH Evening News with Phil Perkins

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Pain Management Program Outcomes in Veterans with Chronic Pain & Comparison with Nonveterans

This study presents evidence supporting the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary pain management program in addressing pain-related variables in Veterans and nonveterans and provides insight into how pain management is experienced differently by Veterans.
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Paul Roos on Morning Live with Bob Cowan / Morning Live avec Bob Cowan

Director of Operations Paul Roos speaks with Bob Cowan on “Morning Live” about how the Centre is partnering with Veterans in our research and working with a national network of interdisciplinary care teams.
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Why Chronic Pain Research is Important

As any researcher knows, the first question to ask at the beginning of a research program is: why? Why focus on chronic pain among Canada’s Veterans? And why is it important to build a knowledge base with our research?
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Assessing the Effectiveness and Satisfaction of a brief interdisciplinary program for chronic pain patients

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Medical hypnosis in chronic pain management

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Congratulations Derek Speirs For Being Awarded Commendation from Minister of Veterans Affairs!

Derek Speirs has been awarded a Commendation from the Minister of Veterans Affairs and the Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, for his dedication to improving the well-being of Veterans.
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Why We Should Move Away from Opioids for Management of Veterans’ Post-Injury Acute Pain

The Centre of Excellence's Research Director Jason Busse published two new evidence reviews which examine the links between opioids and non-opioid alternatives, and how effective they are in treating chronic pain related to acute musculoskeletal injuries especially in Veterans.
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Serving Those Who Served: The Origins of the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans

When patients and colleagues ask me about the origins of the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (“Centre of Excellence”), I start by telling them a story of an early patient of mine at the Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic.
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Bruno Guévremont and Dawn Herniman on CHCH Evening News with Phil Perkins

Phil Perkins, who co-anchors CHCH Evening News, interviews Bruno Guévremont and Dawn Herniman at the first annual Advisory Council meeting to hear their stories about living with chronic pain, and how they have used physical activity to manage their pain.
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Paul Roos on Morning Live with Bob Cowan / Morning Live avec Bob Cowan

Director of Operations Paul Roos speaks with Bob Cowan on “Morning Live” about how the Centre is partnering with Veterans in our research and working with a national network of interdisciplinary care teams.
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Centre of Excellence on chronic pain launched at McMaster University

‘We can feel hope again,’ says veteran, advocate for veterans’ issues and volunteer with the centre.
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Morning Live with Annette Hamm

Veterans Derek Speirs and Marieanne Nyhuis join Annette Hamm on Hamilton’s Morning Live to discuss their experience with chronic pain and the launch of the Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans.
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1010 Newstalk with Dave Trafford

Veteran Derek Speirs speaks with radio host Dave Trafford about his experience with chronic pain, and what the Centre of Excellence means to him.
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Management of Acute Pain From Non–Low Back Musculoskeletal Injuries

Patients and clinicians can choose from several treatment options to address acute pain from non–low back musculoskeletal injuries.
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Predictors of Prolonged Opioid Use After Initial Prescription for Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries in Adults

Opioids are frequently prescribed for acute musculoskeletal injuries and may result in long-term use and consequent harms.
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Pain Management Program Outcomes in Veterans with Chronic Pain & Comparison with Nonveterans

This study presents evidence supporting the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary pain management program in addressing pain-related variables in Veterans and nonveterans and provides insight into how pain management is experienced differently by Veterans.
Read This

Assessing the Effectiveness and Satisfaction of a brief interdisciplinary program for chronic pain patients

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Medical hypnosis in chronic pain management

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