HELPFUL LINKS

If you have physio questions please visit: www.physio-pedia.com

Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association

Canadian Physiotherapy Association

NOI Group for Pain Management

 

iPad Apps

Laterality Training: search NOI Group and Recognition (free)

 

Medications

Health Canada

Bandolier Website for evidence on Meds in pain  

Canadian Government, Natural Health Products

 

Patient Education, Self-Management, and Treatment Tools

 www.painbc.ca

 www.canadianpaincoalition.ca

Pain ToolKit - from NOI/Explain Pain website

www.PainACTION.com

Neuropathic Pain Patient Advocacy Groupwww.actionontario.ca

Alberta Health Services Chronic Pain Management Lecture Series 

 Bounce back: Reclaim your health

Pain Society of Alberta

Dr Evans on Opioids - 11 minute youtube video for patients on risks with mixing meds with alcohol and other things 

Explain Pain in 5 Minutes - 5 minute youtube video

Single Most Important Thing you can for your stress (DocMikeEvans) - 11 minute youtube video

Psychology tools - pain diary, pacing, guidelines for better sleep

Self-Help CBT 

Art and Pain: The PAIN Exhibit (electronic media)

International Association for the Study of Pain  

Canadian Pain Society

Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability (CIRPD) - webinar series 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction strategies through CIRPD - youtube video 

 

Insomnia

 Canadian Sleep Society - sleep hygiene tips, pain and sleep

 www.cbtforinsomnia.com/

 

Book List

The Issue at Hand - Essays on Buddhist Mindfulness Practice by Gil Fronsdal

Positive Coping with Health Conditions - A Self-Care Workbook by Dan Bilsker, Joti Samra & Elliot Goldner

Say Goodnight to Insomnia - A 6-week Program by Gregg D. Jacobs

Painful Yarns - Metaphors & stories to help understand the biology of pain by G. Lorimer Moseley

*These books are available on loan from the clinic.