Research Themes

Our research includes all aspects of pain from a biopsychosocial perspective and impacts everyone from neonates to those in long-term and palliative care.

We recognize and support multi-faceted pain research and have several overarching themes:

  • Acute Pain and the Transition to Chronic Pain
  • Addiction
  • Craniofacial Pain
  • Ethics of Pain Management
  • Headache
  • Muscoskeletal Pain
  • Pain after Spinal Cord Injury
  • Pain and Women's Sexual Health
  • Pain Management Service Delivery
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Pain
  • Placebo Effects and Pain
  • Provincial Pain Policy
  • Social Determinants of Pain

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