October 23rd, 2013
Some headway continues to be made to recognize pain as a disease in its own right so more attention is paid to it. The Pain Society of Alberta recently announced they had worked with the Alberta Medical Association to recognize pain as a chronic disease. This was accomplished and in early October the AMA came out with that announcement. Our thanks go out to Dr. Brian Knight, Dr. Greg Boughen, Dr. Rob Hauptman and Dr. Gaylord Wardell for their tireless work in accomplishing this feat with the AMA.…
October 21st, 2013
National Pain Awareness Week is fast approaching. It runs from November 3, 2013 to November 9, 2013. We would encourage everyone to get involved by contacting both their Provincial and Federal representative and informing them of the status of pain management in this country. Pain affects more people then heart disease, cancer and diabetes, but remains woefully undertreated. Education of our medical people is extremely poor, fragmented and often invisible in our medical teaching facilities. Our…
May 31st, 2013
May 21st, 2013
A brief look at what brought Nicole to her recent debut of Bang! Bang!