The vision for the MGD NPC is to promote evidence-based pain management.
The mission of the Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre is to improve the management of pain through the dissemination of best practice information.
January 14, 2021
The articles are now published and available for free as open access in the Canadian Journal of Pain.
January 12, 2021 by Alexandra Marques, Armin Sariaslani, and Emilyanne Stocks
This video illustrates the hardships that single mother Jane struggles with after being prescribed opioids.
December 21, 2020 by Kavya Patel, Michelle Mariaprabhu, & Hafsa Mir
This video will explain those factors, as well as delve deeper into certain communities that are being affected by these limitations.
November 4, 2020
The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans has organized an informative virtual symposium in collaboration with the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management. The symposium consists of four 1-hour sessions over the course of four weeks and features topics such as The Effectiveness of Cannabis and Stepped Care Model in the US Military and Pain Management Outcomes for Veteran vs Non-Veterans with Chronic Pain.
November 1, 2020
Following an extensive series of in-person, written, and online consultations about the gaps and challenges, best and promising practices, and elements of an improved approach to preventing and managing chronic pain, the Canadian Pain Task Force released its second report in October 2020. Entitled Working Together to Better Understand, Prevent, and Manage Chronic Pain: What We Heard, the report reflects the evidence, ideas, experiences, and practices that we heard from the nearly two-thousand people who participated across Canada.
August 17, 2020
Two new evidence reviews related to acute musculoskeletal injuries like strains and sprains suggest other forms of treatments are as effective as opioids and have less risk of harms to patients.