This website is for people living in the Vancouver Island Health Authority region who are experiencing severe chronic pain that is resistant to treatment, and for the people who support them.
Educational Webinars & Live Events:
April 16, 2013, 11:00am-12:00pm: Chronic Pain - Is it all in the Brain? (pdf)
April 22, 203, 11:00am-12:00pm: The Biopsychosocial Model and My Pain (pdf)
We treat patients who suffer from non-surgical pain that is not managed by conventional methods.
We have clinical centres at the Royal Jubilee Hospital and at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. The Comox Valley Nursing Centre also provides chronic pain management support.
Learn more about us.
We believe pain relief requires holistic treatment of Total Pain: physical, psychological, social, and spiritual. To do this, we work with patients and their families to explore options that maximize their quality of life and overall function.
Orientation sessions help you get a better understanding of pain theory and our programs:
- Victoria Site: every Tuesday from 4 to 5 pm; no appointment necessary but attendance strongly recommended
- Nanaimo Site: every Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 pm; by scheduled appointment
The information on this website is not intended to provide health care advice. For advice and information specific to your health concerns, please consult a physician. In an emergency call 9-1-1 or proceed to the Emergency Department near you.