Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Relieving Back Pain and Preventing Back Injuries

If you suffer from back pain, you’re not alone. As many as 5 in 10 Canadians suffer from chronic low back pain, while 85%...

Complex Chronic Pain

As of last year, one in five Canadians were said to be living with chronic pain. Chronic pain is characterized as pain that lasts...

Finding the Right Treatment for Pain

When we experience pain, the first thing we want to do is find relief – but that’s not always easy to do. Relieving pain...

Preventing Chronic Pain Flare-Ups

An estimated 1.5 million Canadians between the ages of 12 and 44, and more than 76 million Americans over the age of 20, say...

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

While it is an often-controversial subject, cannabis is something that individuals who suffer from debilitating chronic pain and other health ailments have found to...

Pain Awareness Month

First declared in 2001 by the American Chronic Pain Association, the main goal of Pain Awareness Month is to raise public awareness in the...

Healthy Ways to Relieve Pain

Thousands (if not millions) of Canadians suffer from pain every day. Pain can be acute and a result of something like a scraped knee,...

Support for Chronic Pain Sufferers

There are nearly 2 billion people worldwide that are suffering from chronic pain. In Canada, as many as 60% of working-aged adults will either...

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month

In recognition of Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, family physician Dr. Ali Ghahary has put together information on this chronic disorder – including who it affects,...

Long-Term Use of Acetaminophen

For many individuals suffering from pain, medications like Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen can help in providing them with short-term relief. Similar to Ibuprofen, long-term use of...