The Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability and PainBC, with the support of the Canadian Pain Coalition, are launching a new webinar series, “Chronic Pain, Improving Life While Living It”. This free webinar series, provides an opportunity for for people living with pain as well as their families to learn from top researchers and practitioners how to live well with chronic pain.
The first webinar takes place July 25.
TOPIC: The Chronic Pain Conundrum: Current issues in research, awareness, education, access to care
Barry Sessle MDS, PhD (Professor & Canada Research Chair, Faculties of Dentistry and Medicine, U of T
Despite many recent advances over the past 40 years in the understanding of pain mechanisms, and in pain diagnosis and treatment, considerable gaps in knowledge, education and practice remain, with chronic pain present in epidemic proportions in most countries.
DATE: July 25, 2011 11:00 am noon (PDT) / 2 – 3:00 pm (EDT)