This page is a resource for patients of the VIHA Pain Program and their families. It is also serves the general public as an introduction to the Pain Program.
It is important that every patient attends an orientation session. If you live out of town, you may also review our orientation video and quiz. Read more
Group Pain Management Programs offer an interdisciplinary approach to assessment and treatment for individuals with persistent pain. Read more and view the schedules.
As an Interdisciplinary Pain Clinic we offer treatment services in many different disciplines. Read more.
Pain Relief for Older Adults
Please click on the following link to view a presentation about: Pain Relief for Older Adults (PDF).
Please read our health tips on the following topics:
The Daily News: Article from Nanaimo, BC
"Pain clinic aims to ease suffering; The 'it's all in your head' approach isn't the best method, says one local doctor." Please click here to read the full News Article (PDF).