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.
NATIONAL PAIN AWARENESS WEEK 2013: November 3 – 9
Educational Webinars & Live Events:
Saturday, November 2, 2013: PAIN BC'S INTERDISCIPLINARY PAIN CONFERENCE 2013: "PAIN AND THE BRAIN: Beyond Neuroscience towards an Integrated Approach", Burnaby, BC Pain BC Conference Program & Registration Info
Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm: "ALL IN THE FAMILY"
Does someone you love or care about suffer from persistent pain?
Learn how to understand and support your loved one while working through your own thoughts, feelings, and frustrations.
Learn strategies to work through the changes, losses, and heal.
Our presenter is Cheryl MacKinnon, MSW, RSW, family counselor with experience working with families in pain and with disability issues.
Where: Woodward Room, Begbie Hall, Royal Jubilee Hospital, 2101 Richmond Avenue, Victoria Who: Community Event! Open to everyone! RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.