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Pediatric Chronic Pain: An Introduction to the CAPHC Chronic Pain Toolkit Using a Case Study

For the past five-years, The ILC has been a member of The Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) Pain Community of Practice (CoP), which has created a Chronic Pain Toolkit for primary clinicians that help to answer to following questions: What is chronic pain? What are the most common types of chronic pain in […]

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Advocating for Improved Chronic Pain Care and EDS Care in Ontario

March 13th, 2018

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Help Make Pain Matter by writing to your government representative. Why? Because there are more people suffering with Chronic Pain than there are with diabetes, heart disease and cancer COMBINED. Does your care reflect that? With the Ontario election coming up this is one of the best times to influence policy. HELP CREATE A MOVEMENT TO MAKE […]

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Community Based Groups

November 13th, 2017

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EDS Canada, and more

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Registered Charities

October 2nd, 2017

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Including The Ehlers Danlos Society, Chronic Pain Association of Canada, and many more

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Hospitals and Government Services

October 3rd, 2017

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Sick Kids and more

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Become an Advocate

Your Elected Representative can help: Write a letter to your Provincial and Federal Representative to let them know your concerns about the challenges to receive pain management that includes having a family doctor that has diagnostic criteria and treatment plans.  You can include the following statement/statistics to validate your experience: “The ILC Charitable Foundation provide […]

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Pain Matters: National Leadership Team

October 3rd, 2017

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Association québécoise de la douleur chronique (AQDC) Canadian Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Foundation (CEDSF) Canadian Pain Coalition (CPC) Chronic Pain Association of Canada (CPS) Pain BC Regroupement Quebecois Des Maladies Orphelines (RQMO)

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Mental Health

October 3rd, 2017

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If you are in crisis, go immediately to your nearest emergency department or call 9-1-1. If you are feeling suicidal or need someone to talk to contact a crisis centre. For a list of crisis centres in your area, go to http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now. BC – http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-british-columbia/ Alberta – http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-alberta/ Saskatchewan – http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-saskatchewan/ Manitoba – http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-manitoba/ Quebec – http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-quebec/ Ontario – http://www.suicideprevention.ca/in-crisis-now/find-a-crisis-centre-now/crisis-centres/crisis-ontario/ (Sources: […]

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Choosing Your Pain Team

October 3rd, 2017

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You may find the following suggested strategies helpful in terms of navigating and developing healthy relationships within the health care system.  If you have not already done so, create a personal binder to keep records of each appointment, diagnostic test and outcome, by discipline of medicine and date order, keeping it up to date.  This information can prove […]

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Helpful Links and Tools

October 2nd, 2017

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Adult, Child and Medical Professional Psychiatry Mindfulness At The Mindfulness Centre Dr. Treyvaud offers his expertise in mindfulness to the development of treatment programs for children with chronic pain.   Applying for Disability: Jon Rodis & Kathleen Kane PDF with 2 slides per page PDF with 3 slides per page and note-taking space Powerpoint FLAGGING your number with […]

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