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#38. Women and pelvic pain: A big pain problem below the waist

April 29, 2011

Chronic or cyclical pelvic pain in women is a very big health issue. Most data come from large studies in the USA. It ...

Weight-Loss, Obesity and how it Affects Chronic Disease

February 25, 2011

February 25th 2011: Every January, weight loss becomes a hot topic: it’s covered on the nightly news, gyms step ...

More candour urged in care of dying cancer patients

February 11, 2011

Originally published by CTV News on Feb.8th, 2011. To go to the website please click here WASHINGTON — Patients ...

A Most Common Affliction: LOWER BACK PAIN AND SURGERY (part III)

February 11, 2011

In the previous columns we discussed episodic and chronic lower back pain (LBP) treated with non surgical means. I ...

LOWER BACK PAIN (part II)

January 26, 2011

One of the most important questions I ask the patients who come to see me with Lower Back Pain (LBP) is: “What do ...

A Most Common Affliction: Lower Back Pain (Part 1)

December 23, 2010

Pain from the lower part of our bony spine is known as Low Back Pain (LBP). In the CARP survey we ran a couple of ...

Important Notice – E-Health Ontario and your Privacy

December 23, 2010

December 2010 - Ontario’s Electronic Health system promises to ensure the free flow of information among health ...

Pain of the Heart

November 25, 2010

November 26, 2010 I would like to share with you some unique perspectives on a number of chronic pain syndromes. Tom ...

The Long Winding Road To Pain Diagnosis and Treatment

September 7, 2010

September 8th 2010 During the summer of 2009 I was invited to give a talk to the convention of ASAP (short for ...

Saskatchewan and Quebec to Test Controversial CCSVI Treatment

August 20, 2010

Two provinces have decided to test a new treatment for CCSVI (chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency), a reported ...