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Senior back pain

The CARP Poll Report: Pain Management

October 14, 2015

Key Findings   October 5, 2015: Three quarters of members suffer from some kind of muscular skeletal condition like ...

Ask the Doctor: On Two wheels, in Life and Death

September 22, 2014

This time I will depart from my regular way of telling stories on chronic pain matters, to pay tribute to a special ...

Ask the Doctor: Reaching out to Community Doctors

May 16, 2014

On April 8, 2014 the Ontario Ministry of Health made an announcement that is truly a breakthrough for the care of ...

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Ask a Doctor: Replacing Worn Out Joints

August 9, 2013

Twelve years ago, my motorcycle (750 pounds of sheer chrome and metal) fell on my right knee when my front wheel got ...

senior woman physiotherapy

Ask a Doctor: Movement, pain and function

July 12, 2013

In the very early years of my career (many moons ago), I was called to see Ms. E., a delightful 75 year old woman who ...

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CARP Sudbury will take Part in new Seniors’ All-Inclusive Care Program

February 8, 2013

“My Home, not a Nursing Home” were demands made by many families in California back in the 1980s who were lobbying ...

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End Of Life/Elder Abuse Poll Report

December 21, 2011

KEY FINDINGS Seven-in-ten CARP members agree with legalized physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill, both now ...

Ask the Doctor: Doors are closing on pain sufferers

December 20, 2011

December 20, 2011 - Readers of my column will know that I have been addressing a great number of topics concerning ...

Taking charge of your life: Living well with Chronic Pain

November 18, 2011

This was the title of the fourth annual symposium, held by ACTION Ontario, the not-for-profit organization I chair, on ...