Resource directory

In order to facilitate access to relevant information, our resources are organized into categories according to the type of resource, user, knowledge sought and area of interest. We invite you to browse these categories below to guide your research.

  1. Pain education
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    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults

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    Health professional

    Pain is an unpleasant subjective experience. It is then subdivided according to its duration; acute or persistent, and depending on its causal mechanism; nociceptive, neuropathic or amplified. Defining the type of pain present makes it possible to choose a more appropriate treatment.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region.Comprendre, évaluer et gérer la douleur chez les personnes âgées

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21,

  2. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults EP04

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    Health professional, Patient

    This video shows how listening to people with pain helps in pain management. It presents and describes the differences between the perception of pain and its expression.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  3. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults

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    Health professional, Patient

    Pain can be managed using non-pharmacological methods. Physical activity can be a good tool either through global activation (walking, dancing) or through specific exercises. Other health professionals can help with active (teaching exercises in physiotherapy) or passive (TENS, acupuncture, massage) methods. Adequate pain relief is important during any diagnostic treatment.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  4. Relaxation
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    Mind-Body Connection

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    Patient

    The mind-body, or brain-body, connection is the link between a person’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour and their physical symptoms. Find out the role that this connection plays in your child's or teen's health.

    Language: English

    Reference:

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  5. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:04:00

    Coping with Anger and Frustration

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    Patient

    This resource offers information about anger and how to manage it, as well as links to other sites for those who want to learn more.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  6. Physical activity
    Length 00:02:00

    Coping with Muscle Tension

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    Patient

    This resource provides information on the vicious cycle of pain, muscle tension, avoidance, and increased pain and tension. It also offers strategies for dealing with it as well as links to other resources.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  7. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:05:00

    Coping with Stress

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on pain, fear and anxiety. She discusses anxious thoughts and their impact on pain and avoidance. It offers suggested strategies for coping with fear and anxiety and provides links to other relevant sites or documents.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  8. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 01:20:00

    Finding Psychological Balance through Migraines

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    Patient

    This resource is a video recording of a talk titled "Finding Mental Balance Through Migraines" given by Dre. Marie-Christine Taillefer, psychologist at the CHUM. Dre. Taillefer discusses the psychological factors that may play a role in pain and suggests strategies to improve pain management, quality of life and mood.

    Language: French

    Reference: Taillefer, Marie-Christine. 2019

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/12,

  9. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    A Quick Guide to Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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    Patient

    Well-done and interesting resource for healthcare professionals on Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

    Language: French

    Reference: Chédeville, Gaëlle. 2011

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/13,

  10. Pain education
    Length 00:04:00

    Maintaining your Quality of Life after a Diagnosis of Inflammatory Arthritis is Possible!

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    Patient

    Ms. Johanne Beaudoin, physiotherapist assigned to the rheumatology team of the CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent, presents in this article some characteristics of inflammatory arthritis and explains the role that physiotherapy can play for people who have it. .

    Language: French

    Reference: Beaudoin, Johanne. 2019

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  11. Pain education
    Length 00:17:00

    Relieve Chronic Pain? Hope...

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    Patient

    This Passeport santé file is intended for the general population and deals with the relief of persistent pain. It makes a distinction between the different types of medication, then introduces the multidisciplinary approach, alternative approaches and the importance of family support.

    Language: French

    Reference: Arsenault, Pierre. Mantha, Marie-Michèle. 2006

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  12. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    How to Treat Osteoarthritis?

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    Patient

    This succinct and clear dossier of Passeport santé covers the management of osteoarthritis.

    Language: French

    Reference: Solano, Catherine. 2017

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/18,

  13. Relaxation
    Length 00:45:00

    Muscle Relaxation

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    Patient

    Meditation is a long-term pain management strategy. It is a mind and body practice with a long history of being used to improve physical and mental health. Study after study has found positive outcomes when meditation is used for improving one’s mental state, coping with illness, and enhancing general well-being. Recent research indicates that mindfulness meditation may help with pain management.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs de la société d'arthrite

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  14. Pain education
    Length 00:02:00

    Why are We in Pain?

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    Patient

    This short slideshow, available in French, explains, in a simple way and with the help of humorous images, that the distinction between necessary pain and pathological pain (or the absence of pain).

    Language: English

    Reference: Schneider, Elan DiLillo, Rob Hullstrung, Greg

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  15. Pain education
    Length 00:02:00

    What are the Real Causes of Excessive Pain?

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    Patient

    This short, five-minute video clip, available in English, presents a profile of persistent pain. It first presents persistent pain as a complex problem, involving several biopsychosocial aspects. It then summarizes the main factors that can influence pain such as, for example, medication and surgery, emotions, lifestyle, physical activity, the meaning of pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Schneider, Elan DiLillo, Rob Hullstrung, Greg

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  16. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Pain Modulation

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    Patient

    Top-down facilitation helps increase pain signals. It explains why a weak stimulus can cause great pain, and why a cured condition can continue to cause pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Schneider, Elan DiLillo, Rob Hullstrung, Greg

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  17. Pain education
    Length 00:03:00

    Low Back Health for Life

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    Patient

    Article in English describing low back pain and its cause. We also talk about general recommendations for its management and the need or not to pass x-rays.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs du collège "Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association". 2019

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  18. Pain education
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    Chronic Pain Management

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    Patient

    This page describes persistent pain and shows how a physiotherapist can help.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs du collège "Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association"

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  19. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Pain Itself Can Change How Pain Works

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    Patient

    When the pain becomes persistent, it is explained by an hypersensitivity of the central nervous system. We can then call it: central awareness. The strategies for treating the pain are then to calm the central nervous system. This can be achieved by non-pharmacological and pharmacological methods.

    Language: English

    Reference: Ingraham, Paul

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  20. Pain education
    Length 00:25:00

    When to Worry About Low Back Pain And when not to!

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    Patient

    When to Worry About Low Back Pain? And when not to! Checklists and red flags and non-scary possible explanations for alarmingly back pain

    Language: English

    Reference: Ingraham, Paul

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  21. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Complete Guide to Low Back Pain

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    Patient

    An extremely detailed guide to the myths, controversies, and treatment options for low back pain

    Language: English

    Reference: Ingraham, Paul

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  22. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Understanding, Assessing and Managing Pain in Older Adults EP01

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    Patient

    Pain is a very real problem that affects the elderly. Despite several conceptions conveyed, pain is common, and it is important to treat it, even if the patient is not able to express it clearly. There are several safe and effective drug options.

    Language: English

    Reference: "Susan Tupper and collaborators at the Pain Strategy and Research division of Saskatoon Health Region "

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  23. Pain education
    Length 01:26:00

    Focus on Chronic Pain

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    Caregiver, Patient

    A brief portrait showing persistent pain in numbers. The physical, psychological, social and economic consequences, both for the person who suffers from it, for those around him and for society, are discussed. The main pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments are discussed, and possible solutions are put forward to help and support people to live better with chronic pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: 2009

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/05,

  24. Pain education
    Length 00:08:00

    About the Pain

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    This concise text discusses the neurophysiology of pain in a short and popular way, then presents the different types according to the duration of the pain, the origin and the distinction between nociceptive pain and neuropathic pain. Finally, the different families of approaches that can be used (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) to relieve or reduce pain are mentioned.

    Language: French

    Reference: Stinson, Jennifer. Montgomery, Lori

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/05,

  25. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:08:00

    Psychotherapies

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    This document provides information about the pain cycle and how persistent pain affects different aspects of the lives of people who suffer from it. The document provides information on the role of psychotherapy in persistent pain and the different approaches used There are several links to other sites or other resources to help people better manage pain, emotions, thoughts, sleep, activities, ...

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  26. Physical activity
    Length 00:02:00

    Exercise: Regular Physical Activity

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    Very brief page on the fact that physical activity is indicated and advised despite the fact that we have suffered from persistent pain. Some quick tips on the intensity and the idea of making it a social activity at the same time. it also recommends coordinating with a health professional to optimize everything.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  27. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:03:00

    Confront Depression

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on persistent pain depression and suggests links and some coping strategies.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  28. Activity pacing
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    The Five Elements of Pain Management

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    This resource offers five strategies for managing boundaries and managing daily pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  29. Activity pacing
    Length 00:03:00

    Face the Pain

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    Patient

    This resource provides information on the importance of boundary management and strategies for implementing it.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  30. Relaxation
    Length 00:06:00

    Relaxation Techniques

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    This resource simply explains the benefits of breathing by locating that it is the foundation of several relaxation techniques. It names and explains very briefly the different types of relaxation: abdominal breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, visualization, mindful meditation, and exercises like yoga and taichi. Links are provided for how to apply each technique.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  31. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Self-Management Exercises and Techniques

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    Patient

    Superficial summary of different forms of physical and mental exercise (self-management) to manage chronic pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Hunter, Judi

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  32. Pain education
    Length 00:44:00

    Break Taboos

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    Patient

    This is a publication of the Association québécoise de la pain from 2013 which is intended for the general public. It discusses the major taboos associated with persistent pain in different spheres of the suffering person's life, in addition to presenting some resources (support groups and contact details for pain clinics in Quebec).

    Language: French

    Reference: Deutsch, Suzanne. 2013

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/10,

  33. Physical activity
    Length 00:05:00

    Self-Massage

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    This resource offers a video clip on self-massage as a tool for managing muscle pain and tension.

    Language: French

    Reference: Harvey, Mickael. Tremblay, Josée. 2018

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/12,

  34. Pain education
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    Clinical Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

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    Health professional

    This fibromyalgia resource provides its definition, epidemiology, and diagnostic guidelines. It also presents guidelines for the treatment and management of fibromyalgia as well as useful tools and references.

    Language: French

    Reference: Carruthers, Bruce Van de Sande, Marjorie I. 2010. Symptômes cliniques de la fibromyalgie

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/15,

  35. Relaxation
    Length 00:11:00

    Mirror Therapy: A New Approach In Phantom Pain Management

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    Patient

    Concise information in English on post amputation phantom pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Sainte-Marie, Olivier

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/15,

  36. Pain education
    Length 00:10:00

    Chronic Pain

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    Patient

    This text intended for the general public is accessible via a website. It first discusses the definition of persistent pain, its main symptoms and its diagnosis. Then the main treatments are presented and briefly discussed: drugs, physical methods and psychotherapy. There is also a slightly more complex version, intended for healthcare professionals.

    Language: French

    Reference: Watson, James C. 2018

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/16,

  37. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Migraine with Aura, Contraception and Stroke

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    Patient

    Document in the form of a question-answer between a patient and a doctor about migraine with aura and effects of hormones.

    Language: French

    Reference: Leroux. 2014

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/16,

  38. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Temporomandibular Disorders: Focus on Diagnostic Methods and Treatments

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    Patient

    Resource intended for professionals about temporomandibular disorders, diagnostic methods and treatments.

    Language: French

    Reference: 2012

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/16,

  39. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 01:00:00

    Relieving Chronic Pain: The Contribution of Psychologists

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    Patient

    The first article describes the components of a persistent pain management program, using the IRDPQ as an example. The second talks about persistent pain and aging and the associated misconceptions. The third is about fibromyalgia. The last reviews the role of the psychologist in physical rehabilitation.

    Language: French

    Reference: Arcand, Denis Rivard, Marie-Josée Trahan, Evelyne Hervouet, Séverine Montanez, Joël. 2011

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  40. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:00:00

    The Psychologist at the Heart of Physical Health

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    Health professional, Patient

    Edition of the psychology magazine on the role of the psychologist in physical health (please go directly to page 21).

    Language: French

    Reference: Sultan,Serge Körner, Annett. 2010. Le psychologue au cœur de la santé physique

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/17,

  41. Partner in your care
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    Pain management is a team matter

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    Health professional, Patient

    Text on the fact that pain is a biopsychosocial phenomenon and also addressing the fact that the optimal treatment should not be only the usual medical treatment but be more inclusive and be integrative.

    Language: French

    Reference: Moreau, Marie-Eve. Gestion de la douleur, une affaire d’équipe

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/17,

  42. Pain education
    Length 00:10:00

    Living with chronic pain ... 24 hours a day!

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    Patient

    Testimonials from patients living with persistent pain and information provided by a doctor in a pain clinic.

    Language: French

    Reference: Mantha, Marie-Michèle. Arsenault, Pierre. 2006

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  43. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Little and poorly treated chronic pain in seniors

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    Patient

    Interesting data from Dr David Lussier on the treatment of persistent pain in the elderly.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaSalle, Martin. 2006

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  44. Pain education
    Length 00:10:00

    Low back pain

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    Patient

    Summary on the etiology of low back pain and its management, accompanied by a short video.

    Language: French

    Reference: Larose, Dominic. 2014

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/18,

  45. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    People at risk and risk factors for migraine

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    Patient

    Very clear summary on risk factors / triggers in migraine.

    Language: French

    Reference: Allard, Jacques. 2012

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/18,

  46. Lifestyle
    Length 00:03:00

    Foods to avoid and eat in case of osteoarthritis

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    Patient

    Response from a nutritionist in a blog on the Passeportsanté.net site regarding the diet to be preferred in a situation of osteoarthritis. Responses also include weight management and the importance of physical activity.

    Language: French

    Reference: Cyr, Audrey

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/18,

  47. Physical activity
    Length 00:14:00

    Shoulder pain: 5 little-known exercises

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    Video of Denis Fortier, renowned physiotherapist, presenting simple exercises to help shoulder problems.

    Language: French

    Reference: Fortier, Denis. 2019

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/19,

  48. Pain education
    Length 00:06:30

    Living with chronic pain

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on persistent pain, its consequences and some strategies and attitudes to develop to deal with it.

    Language: French

    Reference: Maisonneuve, Claire. 2009

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/19,

  49. Relaxation
    Length 00:15:00

    Yoga

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    Patient

    WEB page describing various yoga exercises and why it would help with gastrointestinal disorders. The document includes photos and descriptions with quotes from literature on the subject.

    Language: French

    Reference: Charbonneau, Kimberly. 2013

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/19,

  50. Relaxation
    Length 00:03:00

    Belly Breathing Technique

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    One way to help you better cope with your pain is to do guided breathing exercises. To make it easy to follow, record yourself slowly reading the technique instructions below. You can then play back this recording any time to guide you through the breathing exercises.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pearson, Neil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  51. Relaxation
    Length 00:03:00

    Breath Awareness

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    One way to help you better cope with your pain is to do guided breathing exercises. To make it easy to follow, record yourself slowly reading the technique instructions below. You can then play back this recording any time to guide you through the breathing exercises.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pearson, Neil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  52. Relaxation
    Length 00:11:00

    How to Practice Walking Meditation

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    Meditative walking is a very simple technique that allows you to focus on the sensations felt when walking, and thus create a moment of meditation. The exercise can be done both indoors and outdoors, and can be done for at least 15 minutes up to 1 hour.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pearson, Neil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  53. Relaxation
    Length 00:27:00

    Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

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    This resource is an audio recording offering information on self-compassion and its application in persistent pain. This is an interview with Sarah Jarvis, a therapist specializing in mindfulness and self-compassion.

    Language: English

    Reference: Jarvis, Sarah

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  54. Relaxation
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    Meditation: "How to Meditate in a Moment"

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    How to do meditation in a minute. Short video explaining some times when the use of meditation may be relevant.

    Language: English

    Reference: Professionnels du site liveactiveclinic.com

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  55. Activity pacing
    Length 00:03:00

    The 10% rule to increase your activity

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    Patient

    This resource offers information on the 10% rule for managing limits and pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  56. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:07:00

    Cognitive restructuring: your way of thinking

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    This resource offers information on cognitive behavioral therapy and more specifically on cognitive restructuring. Cognitive restructuring is an effective strategy to help work and change non-helping thoughts into more helpful ones.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  57. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    The piriformis syndrome

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    A brief summary of pyriform syndrome which may be responsible for pain resembling pain associated with a herniated disc or foraminal stenosis.

    Language: French

    Reference: Montgomery, Lori. Barton, Pamela

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/09,

  58. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Shingles and postherpetic neuralgia

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    Résumé sur la névralgie post herpétique. Attention, le langage est parfois complexe.

    Language: French

    Reference: Montgomery, Lori

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/09,

  59. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Fibromyalgia or general pain

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    Very succinct fibromyalgia resource. The causes, signs and symptoms are presented as well as the treatment approaches.

    Language: French

    Reference: Montgomery, Lori

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/09,

  60. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    La douleur lors des relations sexuelles

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    Patient

    Well presented summary on pain associated with sexual relations for patients.

    Language: French

    Reference: Dompierre, Violaine. La douleur lors des relations sexuelles

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche, 2020/11/15,

  61. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Chronic fatigue syndrome

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    Patient

    This ressource offers information on chronic fatigue syndrome by presenting a clinical case and offering strategies for dealing with the condition.

    Language: French

    Reference: Fortin, Bruno. 2016

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  62. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:03:00

    Less pain thanks to psychotherapy

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    Patient

    This resource provides information on depression in seniors with persistent pain as well as the application of cognitive behavioral therapy in this population.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaSalle, Martin. 2006

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  63. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:01:00

    Tool 1 Acceptance

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    Patient

    This is a short video in English that introduces the importance of the concept of "acceptance" as a basic tool for successful management of persistent pain. This video, intended for patients, but also for healthcare professionals, is one of several tools available on the The Pain toolkit site aimed at promoting self-management by patients with persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference:

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  64. Sleep
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    Do Your Patients Tell You They Cannot Sleep?

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    Health professional

    Andrew Koppejan, physiotherapist, discusses the importance of sleep in pain and inflammation and gives advice on sleep hygiene.

    Language: English

    Reference: Koppejan, Andrew. 2015. Vos patients vous disent-ils qu'ils ne peuvent pas dormir?

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21,

  65. Physical activity
    Length 00:05:00

    Les thérapies physiques

    Inform myself

    Patient

    A doctor describes some physical modalities with references to physiotherapy and a little occupational therapy.

    Language: French

    Reference: Hunter, Judi

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  66. Lifestyle
    Length 00:03:10

    Peppermint and IBS pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Information page on how the effectiveness of peppermint works in relieving the pain of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, mainly through its anti-spasmodic action.

    Language: French

    Reference: 2012

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/19,

  67. Pain education
    Length 02:00:00

    Recovery strategies - pain guidebook

    Inform myself, Integrate, Take action

    Health professional, Patient

    This free workbook by Greg Lehman is an education and self-management tool that can be used by patients alone or with guidance from their therapist. The sections are Pain Principles, Key Messages, Pain Contributors, and Recovery Strategy.

    Language: English

    Reference: Greg Lehman. 2017. Stratégies de récupération - guide sur la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  68. Pain education
    Length 00:11:00

    Low Back Pain Patient Video

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    This video walks through low back pain with patients and gives some advices.

    Language: English

    Reference: Mike Evans. 2014. Vidéo pour patients lombalgiques

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  69. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Managing chronic pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    An online educational tool for managing chronic pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Arthritis society. 2018. Gérer la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  70. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Why do I feel pain ?

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Use and dysfunction of the pain system, slides can be used to explain pain to patients.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Pourquoi je ressens de la douleur ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  71. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    What causes persistent pain ?

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to explain pain : role and dysfunction of pain hypersensitivity.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Qu'est-ce qui cause la douleur persistante ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  72. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    A simple metaphor

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to explain pain : this is an analogy for thinking about treatment of persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Une métaphore simple

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  73. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    The elephant in the room

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to explain pain : the role of brain in pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Le sujet que personne ne veut aborder

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  74. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Strange pain and magic in the brain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to explain pain : how can the brain decrease the intensity of the pain felt ?

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Douleur étrange et magie dans le cerveau

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  75. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    The bad guy for pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Descending facilitation.

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Le méchant pour la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  76. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    The meaning of your pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to explain pain : how can the meaning attributed to pain influence how it feels?

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. La signification de votre douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  77. Pain education
    Length 00:09:00

    What's causing your pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Slides to explain pain : how can the information received influence the perception of pain?

    Language: English

    Reference: Retrain pain foundation. Qu'est-ce qui nous cause de la douleur ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  78. Pain education
    Length 00:14:32

    Why things hurt ?

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Lorimer Moseley explores why we hurt, do we actually experience pain, or if it's merely an illusion.

    Language: English

    Reference: Lorimer Moseley.2011.Pourquoi a-t-on mal ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/11,

  79. Pain education
    Length 00:02:29

    Understanding Pain: Brainman chooses

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Explanations abour biopsychosocials components of pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Hunter Integrated Pain Service. 2014. Comprendre la douleur : les choix de Monsieur Cerveau

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  80. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    Physioplus

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Website offering many online courses (paid) on different subjects.

    Language: English

    Reference: Physioplus

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  81. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Can the way we move after injury lead to chronic pain?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Our brains tell our bodies to move differently when we have pain. But there is growing evidence that changing the way we move might actually contribute to the development of pain that lasts for months or years.

    Language: English

    Reference: Siobhan Schabrun. 2016. La façon dont nous bougeons après une blessure peut-elle mener à la douleur chronique ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  82. Pain education
    Length 00:12:00

    Myths about back pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Back pain is a huge problem costing the Australian government ~1.2Billion dollars per year and there are a few unhelpful beliefs or myths out there that aren’t helping turn this statistic around.

    Language: English

    Reference: Kevin Wernli. 2019. Mythes à propos de la douleur de dos

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  83. Pain education
    Length 00:02:19

    7 surprising facts about posture

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Infographic presenting seven surprising facts about posture.

    Language: English

    Reference: Diane Slater. 2019. 7 faits surprenants à propos de la posture

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  84. Pain education
    Length 00:09:18

    What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Effects of physical activity.

    Language: English

    Reference: Mike Evans. 2011. Quelle-est la meilleure chose que nous puissions faire pour notre santé ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  85. Pain education
    Length 00:15:00

    Communicating With people seeking help for lower back pain

    Integrate

    Health professional

    The following quiz is a tool designed to assist learning what messages can be helpful or unhelpful when communicating with people seeking care for lower back pain. It also highlights the importance of communication style.

    Language: English

    Reference: Peter O'Sullivan. Communiquer avec des personnes cherchant de l'aide pour une lombalgie

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  86. Pain education
    Length 00:12:00

    Is it time for change with the management of chronic shoulder pain ?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    In this post, I will try to provide brief answers to some questions I often get and I believe are important related to treatment of patients with chronic shoulder pain. I will try to elaborate with some of my thoughts regarding possibilities of the enhancement of physiotherapy treatment for people with chronic shoulder pain. These thoughts are based on my experience as a physiotherapist and the massive amount of research I have been reading the past year when preparing for the start of my PhD.

    Language: English

    Reference: Daniel Major. 2017. Est-il temps de changer la gestion de la douleur chronique d'épaule ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  87. Pain education
    Length 00:44:41

    Pain Management: Roadmap to Revolution

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    This presentation by Steven Z George suggests how to improve physiotherapy for the treatment of pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Steven Z. George. 2016. Gestion de la douleur : carte routière vers la révolution

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  88. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    painbc.ca

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Website offering online training on pain management for healthcare professionals, and a self-help community for people with pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: painbc.ca

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  89. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    noigroup.com

    Inform myself, Take action

    Health professional

    Website listing online training and (paid) pain assessment and treatment tools.

    Language: English

    Reference: noigroup

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  90. Pain education
    Length 01:08:00

    Chronic Pain Management: A Toolkit for Physiotherapists

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Chronic/persistent pain is a complex, heterogeneous condition. Biological factors interact with psychological factors, and both are further influenced by the patient’s social and cultural environment, contributing to the individual’s experience of pain. Physiotherapists can be equipped to develop an effective plan of care that addresses the inter-connected biological, psychological and social factors.

    Language: English

    Reference: Physiotherapy Alberta College. 2017. Gestion de la douleur chronique: une boîte à outils pour les physiothérapeutes

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  91. Pain education
    Length 00:44:05

    When is spinal pain less about the spine?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Dr Kieran O’Sullivan of Aspetar and Pain-Ed discusses how spinal pain is a result of numerous factors and is not just about the spine.

    Language: English

    Reference: Kieran O'Sullivan. 2016. When is spinal pain less about the spine?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  92. Pain education
    Length 00:31:22

    Physical factors in the CFT approach to chronic pain management

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Dr. Wim Dankaerts outlines the importance physical factors play in the development and maintenance of chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Wim Dankaerts. 2016. Physical factors in the CFT approach to chronic pain management

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  93. Pain education
    Length 00:13:33

    General health and immune function in chronic pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Dr Kieran O'Sullivan discusses the significant role that a healthy lifestyle plays in chronic pain, as well as overall health.

    Language: English

    Reference: Kieran O'Sullivan. 2016. General health and immune function in chronic pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  94. Pain education
    Length 00:27:57

    Psychological approaches in management of Chronic Pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    In this talk Dr. Brian McGuire discusses the importance of psychological approaches in chronic pain treatment. He highlights the evidence for techniques such as CBT, mindfulness, multidisciplinary pain management programs and other psychological interventions and how these can help people with chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Brian McGuire. 2016. Psychological approaches in management of Chronic Pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  95. Pain education
    Length 00:11:15

    A 10 minute guide to understanding pain and what to do about it

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Pain is a complex phenomenon which can be hard to understand. There are numerous reasons why pain occurs which may be unrelated to physical factors. This video summarises why people experience pain and explains what to do to overcome it.

    Language: English

    Reference: Universität Witten/Herdecke. 2016. A 10 minute guide to understanding pain and what to do about it

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  96. Pain education
    Length 00:15:00

    Aging: are these 4 pain myths complicating care ?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Is pain a natural part of aging? Does "toughing it out" make pain more tolerable? Read on to see what the evidence really says regarding 4 common misconceptions about pain and aging.

    Language: English

    Reference: Stephen Thielke. 2012. Vieillissement: ces 4 mythes sur la douleur compliquent-ils les soins?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  97. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Persistent Pain Booklet

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Explanatory booklet on persistent pain: differences between acute and chronic pain, how does pain work, why pain persists ?, changes in the brain, how to decrease persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Health professionals in Southern Tasmania. 2014. Livret sur la douleur persistante

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  98. Pain education
    Length 00:15:21

    Back pain - separating facts from fiction

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Prof Peter O’Sullivan – and a range of patients he met at workshops in London – discuss some of the widely held myths about back pain which negatively impact on the perception and treatment of back pain, and how they can be changed successfully.

    Language: English

    Reference: Peter O'Sullivan. 2015. Back pain - separating facts from fiction

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  99. Pain education
    Length 00:40:41

    Getting a grip on pain and the brain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    In this presentation, Professor Moseley outlined why pain really is in your head, but not in the way you might think. He considered questions such as what pain is, why we have it and why it often does not go away.

    Language: English

    Reference: Lorimer Moseley. 2013. Getting a grip on pain and the brain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  100. Pain education
    Length 00:05:44

    The Drug Cabinet in the Brain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    David Butler from the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute talking about the wonders of exogenous vs. endogenously produced pain relieving chemicals. A video designed to educate patients and clinicians on the"majesty of the brain". David makes comparisons between your brains natural chemical production and their pharmaceutical counterparts.

    Language: English

    Reference: David Butler. 2013. L'armoire à médicaments du cerveau

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  101. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    What Every Physiotherapist Needs to Know about NSAIDs and Musculoskeletal Injuries

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    NSAIDs are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of medications for pain and inflammation. A staggering 5-10% of all medicines prescribed each year come from this class this doesn’t take into account over the counter purchasing. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) can have positive effects on this experience and it is not uncommon that our patients have taken these prior to seeking physiotherapist assessment.

    Language: English

    Reference: Claire Knott. 2020. Ce que tous les physiothérapeutes devraient savoir à propos des AINS et des blessures musculosquelettiques

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  102. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Pain is sexist. Sex Hormones and Anxiety Modulate Brain Responses to Painful Stimuli

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Women and men are different in many ways; some of these differences are obvious and some not so intuitive. For example, pain is sexist.

    Language: English

    Reference: Serge Marchand. 2011. La douleur est sexiste. Les hormones sexuelles et l'anxiété modulent les réponses du cerveau aux stimuli douloureux

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  103. Pain education
    Length 00:21:10

    The Pain Revolution

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Lorimer Moseley explains the science behind 'Explain Pain' - and the good news for chronic pain sufferers. With fascinating examples and the latest research Lorimer explains how science is showing there are alternatives to drugs for many sufferers - and how it can be done.

    Language: English

    Reference: Lorimer Moseley. 2017. La révolution de la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  104. Pain education
    Length 00:20:00

    PNE4Kids

    Take action

    Health professional

    Explanatory booklet (free download) giving ideas for explaining the neurophysiology of pain to children in clinical practice.

    Language: English

    Reference: Roselien Pas. 2018. PNE4Kids

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  105. Pain education
    Length 00:10:00

    Pain neuroscience education: slides for supporting / illustrating your explanation

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to illustrate an explanation of pain neuroscience.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain in motion. Formation en neurosciences de la douleur: diapositives pour soutenir / illustrer votre explication

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  106. Pain education
    Length 00:20:00

    A journey to learn about pain

    Inform myself

    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    This book will cover some topics about pain and provide some cognitive and behavioral strategies for helpingthe child in your life who struggles with pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Felipe Reis. 2018. Un voyage pour apprendre à propos de la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  107. Pain education
    Length 00:09:00

    Retraining Pain Memories in Chronic Pain Patients: the Next Generation of Exercise Therapy

    Take action

    Health professional

    Exercise therapy for chronic pain patients can address movementrelated pain memories by applying the ‘exposure without danger’ principle. By addressing patients’ perceptions about exercises, therapists should try to decrease the anticipated danger (threat level) of the exercises by challenging the nature of, and reasoning behind their fears, assuring the safety of the exercises, and increasing confidence in a successful accomplishment of the exercise.

    Language: English

    Reference: Jo Nijs. 2014. Rééducation de la mémoire de la douleur chez les patients souffrant de douleur chronique: la prochaine génération de thérapie par l'exercice

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  108. Pain education
    Length 00:50:00

    Why does my pain persist? And why can't we determine its exact cause?

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    A rational, evidence-based explanation for patients with chronic pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Renske van Abbema. Pourquoi ma douleur persiste-t-elle? Et pourquoi ne parvient-on pas à déterminer sa cause exacte?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  109. Pain education
    Length 01:00:00

    Why do my back hurt when you can't see anything ?

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    A rational, evidence-based explanation for patients with chronic generalized pain (fibromyalgia).

    Language: French

    Reference: Renske van Abbema. Pourquoi ai-je mal au dos alors qu’on ne voit rien ?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  110. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Osteoarthritis Balancing Handson Handsoff

    Take action

    Health professional

    Example of the communication between a musculoskeletal therapist applying pain neuroscience education with an elderly patient with chronic knee osteoarthritis-related pain and central sensitization as the main dominant pain mechanism.

    Language: English

    Reference: Enrique Lluch Girbés. Équilibrage de l'arthrose Handson Handsoff

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  111. Pain education
    Length 00:08:00

    Pain neuroscience education: slides for supporting / illustrating your explanation

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Slides to illustrate an explanation of pain neuroscience.

    Language: French

    Reference: Jo Nijs.Formation en neurosciences de la douleur: diapositives pour soutenir / illustrer votre explication

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  112. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Analgesia in self-control

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Pain relief is very important after your operation. It will help you get well. Want to know more about self-control analgesia, its benefits and possible side effects?

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. L’analgésie en autocontrôle

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/15,

  113. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Epidural analgesia

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Good pain relief after your operation is very important. It will help you get well. Want to know more about epidural analgesia, its benefits and possible side effects?

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. L’analgésie épidurale

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/15,

  114. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Opiates for pain relief after surgery

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Pain relief is very important after your operation. It will help you get well. Want to learn more about taking opioids in hospital, its benefits and possible side effects?

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les opiacés pour soulager la douleur après une opération

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/16,

  115. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for you. This treatment is used to relieve pain as well as reduce fever and inflammation.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les anti-inflammatoires non stéroïdiens

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/16,

  116. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Antidepressants for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed a tricyclic antidepressant for you. This treatment aims to relieve pain caused, among other things, by a damaged nerve.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Antidépresseurs pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/16,

  117. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Other ways to manage pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Drugs are not the only way to treat pain. Other methods can help you.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les autres moyens pour gérer la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/16,

  118. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Paravertebral block

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has told you about “paravertebral block”. The purpose of this treatment is to treat your pain. How? 'Or' What ? By injecting pain medication, pain reliever, into your back.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Le bloc paravertébral

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/16,

  119. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    The veinous block

    Inform myself

    Patient

    You have pain in one of your limbs. This is why your doctor has offered you a treatment called "venous block". This sheet explains what this treatment is and how to prepare.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Le bloc veineux

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  120. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Buprenorphine (with naloxone) for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed a medicine called Suboxone for pain relief. It is an opioid. Here is some useful information on how to take this medicine safely.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La buprénorphine(avec naloxone) pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  121. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Cannabinoids for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed a cannabinoid, a medicine derived from cannabis. It is used to treat chronic pain. Cannabinoids work on certain natural receptors in the body to provide pain relief.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les cannabinoïdes pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  122. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Gabapentinoids for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed gabapentinoids for you. The goal of treatment is to relieve pain caused, among other things, by a damaged nerve (eg, burning sensation or electric shock, stitches).

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les gabapentinoïdes Pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  123. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Methadone for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed methadone for you. This medication is a long-acting opioid used to treat persistent pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La méthadone pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  124. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Long-acting opioids for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed long-acting opioids for pain relief. They are also called opiates. Learn more.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les opioïdes à action prolongée pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  125. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Fast-acting opioids for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Fast-acting opioids have been prescribed for you by your doctor to relieve chronic pain or severe pain associated with trauma or surgery. They are also called opiates.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les opioïdes à action rapide pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  126. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Pamidronate for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed medicine for you to help relieve your chronic pain. This sheet describes what it consists of.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Le pamidronate pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  127. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Ketamine infusion, one way to deal with your pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    You are in a lot of pain because of your pain. This is why your doctor has given you an infusion of ketamine and midazolam.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La perfusion de kétamine, une façon d’agir sur votre douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  128. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Lumbar epidural, one way to deal with your pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has told you about the lumbar epidural. The purpose of this treatment is to reduce the pain you have in your back and / or legs. A lumbar epidural is an injection given to the lower back. This treatment is also called an "epidural".

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La péridurale lombaire, une façon d’agir sur votre douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  129. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Why you should slowly wean yourself off opioids

    Inform myself

    Patient

    You are going to stop taking opioids, but you have been told to do so gradually. This sheet explains why and how this weaning takes place.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Pourquoi il faut se sevrer lentement des opioïdes

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  130. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Treating back pain with injections: pleurolysis

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor suggested this procedure to relieve your back pain. This sheet explains how it works, how to prepare for it and what to do next.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Traiter une douleur dans le dos par des injections: l’épidurolyse

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  131. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Tramadol for pain relief

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has prescribed tramadol for pain relief. It is an opioid pain reliever that is similar to an antidepressant. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Le tramadol pour soulager la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  132. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Living with chronic pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    This sheet gives you tips for managing your chronic pain. It also offers resources for finding information and help.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Vivre avec une douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  133. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Pain in the vulva, perineum and vagina

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Do you have pain in the vulva, in the surrounding area or in the vagina? This sheet explains how pain is manifested, how is it diagnosed, how to relieve it and also what can help prevent it.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Les douleurs à la vulve, au périnée et au vagin

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  134. Pain education
    Length 00:11:00

    Sickle cell anemia, preventing and managing pain attacks

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Sickle cell anemia can sometimes cause pain attacks. This sheet will help you prevent them and better manage them.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. L’anémie falciforme, prévenir et gérer les crises de douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  135. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    Medicated headache, breaking the vicious circle

    Inform myself

    Patient

    If you have migraine attacks and take more and more medication to calm them: be careful. Over time, this can make your seizures worse. See what you can do.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La céphalée médicamenteuse, briser le cercle vicieux

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  136. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Herniated disc

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor thinks you may have a herniated disc. This sheet explains what it is, what it causes and its possible treatments.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La hernie discale

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  137. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Migraine, crisis treatment

    Inform myself

    Patient

    When you have a migraine attack, finding relief is not always easy. See which medications can help you and most importantly, what you need to know to use them well.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Migraine, le traitement de crise

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  138. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Migraine, the basic treatment

    Inform myself

    Patient

    You often have severe migraine attacks and your doctor has told you about treatment that can help prevent them. Would this be a good solution for you? This sheet describes what this treatment consists of.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Migraine, le traitement de fond

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  139. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Migraine, myths and realities

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Misconceptions and prejudices still circulate about migraine. Test your knowledge by reading the following.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La migraine, mythes et réalités

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  140. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Migraine, reduce seizures through your lifestyle

    Inform myself

    Patient

    There is no miracle cure for migraine, but there are several ways you can get it under control. Starting with your lifestyle. See what tends to reduce seizures, and what may cause them.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Migraine, réduire les crises par vos habitudes de vie

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  141. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Migraine in women, better understand

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Menstrual cycle, pregnancy and menopause do indeed influence migraine attacks. Here you will find answers to some frequently asked questions on this subject.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. La migraine chez la femme, mieux comprendre

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  142. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Treating opioid addiction with a drug, buprenorphine / naloxone

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has told you about or prescribed buprenorphine / naloxone (Suboxone or other). This sheet explains how the treatment works, how to take it and the conditions for obtaining it.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal. Traiter une dépendance aux opioïdes par un médicament, la buprénorphine/naloxone

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  143. Pain education
    Length 00:06:00

    Treating opioid addiction with a drug, methadone

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Your doctor has told you about or prescribed methadone. This sheet explains how the treatment works, how to take it and what conditions must be met to obtain it.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU Montréal.Traiter une dépendance aux opioïdes par un médicament, la méthadone

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/17,

  144. Medication
    Length 00:32:14

    The Pain Beat (Episode 1) – Pain Targets: Molecules? Cells? Circuits? Systems?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 1 is around the questions: "What biological levels should be targeted to produce the most effective pain therapies: molecules, cells, circuits, or systems?"

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 1) – Pain Targets: Molecules? Cells? Circuits? Systems?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  145. Medication
    Length 00:39:27

    The Pain Beat (Episode 2) – Optogenetics and Chemogenetics for Pain Treatment: How Feasible Are They? How Effective Could They Be?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 2 is around the questions: "Are optogenetics and chemogenetics feasible approaches to pain treatment and, if so, how effective they might be."

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 2) – Optogenetics and Chemogenetics for Pain Treatment: How Feasible Are They? How Effective Could They Be?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  146. Pain education
    Length 00:53:26

    The Pain Beat (Episode 3) – The Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 3 is around the questions: "What are the ideas and issues related to the transition from acute to chronic pain."

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 3) – The Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  147. Pain education
    Length 00:54:18

    The Pain Beat (Episode 4) – The Use of Human Tissue in Pain Research: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 4 is around the questions: "The use of human tissue in pain research and prospects for clinical translation of new knowledge emerging from this approach."

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2020. The Pain Beat (Episode 4) – The Use of Human Tissue in Pain Research: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  148. Pain education
    Length 01:15:00

    The Pain Beat (Episode 5) – The Coding of Sensory Information: Population Coding or Labeled Lines?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 5 is around the questions: "How the mammalian nervous system encodes sensory modalities related to touch, pain, and temperature. Are there labeled lines? Or is there population coding? Do the mechanisms differ by location – the brain, spinal cord, or periphery?"

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2021. The Pain Beat (Episode 5) – The Coding of Sensory Information: Population Coding or Labeled Lines?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  149. Pain education
    Length 00:48:19

    The Pain Beat Podcast (Episode 6) – Communicating Science in an Empathic and Inclusive Way: Why – and How – Should Pain Researchers Do It?

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The Pain Beat brings together the world’s leading pain investigators in order to spark dialogue and debate around important ideas in pain research. The episode 6 is around the questions: "What are the major challenges chronic pain research faces in different parts of the world? How can we address those challenges using a different and more audacious approach?

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Research Forum. 2021. The Pain Beat Podcast (Episode 6) – Communicating Science in an Empathic and Inclusive Way: Why – and How – Should Pain Researchers Do It?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/07,

  150. Pain education
    Length 00:39:04

    The role of yoga therapy in an integrative pain management plan

    Inform myself

    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    It’s well known that practicing yoga can provide many benefits to both the body and mind, but did you know research suggests that yoga therapy can be an especially helpful tool for managing pain?

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2021. The role of yoga therapy in an integrative pain management plan

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/08,

  151. Pain education
    Length 00:40:25

    The Canadian Pain Task Force: The latest on best practices for better understanding, preventing and managing pain

    Inform myself

    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    Pain BC’s Executive Director Maria Hudspith, who co-chairs the Task Force, and Linda Wilhelm, a Task Force member who lives with pain, provide an insightful discussion about what they heard from Canadians during the Task Force’s consultations, the expected impact of their latest report to government, and what the next steps are in the Task Force’s three-year mandate.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2021. The Canadian Pain Task Force: The latest on best practices for better understanding, preventing and managing pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/09,

  152. Social network
    Length 00:50:55

    Pain Support and Wellness Groups: A free online community of support for people in pain

    Inform myself, Take action

    Patient

    Many people living with pain find peer support programs help them to feel heard and understood, and reduce their feelings of isolation and helplessness that often accompany pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2020. Pain Support and Wellness Groups: A free online community of support for people in pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/09,

  153. Pain education
    Length 01:18:11

    The connections between pain and sleep

    Inform myself

    Patient

    People who live with chronic pain commonly report experiencing issues with sleep and, conversely, poor sleep can make it more difficult to manage pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2020. Les liens entre la douleur et le sommeil

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/09,

  154. Pain education
    Length 01:01:41

    How COVID-19 and physical distancing are impacting people with pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    The current public health emergency has created a challenging situation for most people, but it is especially difficult for people who already live with complex health conditions like chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2020. How COVID-19 and physical distancing are impacting people with pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/09,

  155. Pain education
    Length 01:01:03

    Pediatric pain: Managing impacts on children and their parents

    Inform myself

    Caregiver

    While it’s becoming known that 1 in 5 British Columbians lives with chronic pain, it may come as more of a surprise that persistent pain is also common in children.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2019. Pediatric pain: Managing impacts on children and their parents

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/12,

  156. Pain education
    Length 00:31:31

    Rethinking pain: Using movement as an educational tool to manage pain

    Inform myself

    Health professional, Patient

    Neil Pearson, a renowned physiotherapist, clinical assistant professor and yoga therapist, talk about how understanding pain in a different way can help improve our process for self-care and managing pain when it persists.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2019. Rethinking pain: Using movement as an educational tool to manage pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/12,

  157. Pain education
    Length 00:22:30

    Brief Action Planning: A tool to set meaningful goals for your health

    Inform myself

    Patient

    This audio resource presents a self-management support technique that uses a structured step-by-step process to help people set realistic goals and make concrete action plans for their health and wellbeing.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2019. Brief Action Planning: A tool to set meaningful goals for your health

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/12,

  158. Pain education
    Length 00:38:34

    Sound Therapy as a Pain Management Tool

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Music can be therapeutic in many situations, but recent research suggests it may be especially beneficial for people living with chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2018. Sound Therapy as a Pain Management Tool

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/12,

  159. Pain education
    Length 00:24:57

    Mindfulness and Self-Compassion with Sarah Jarvis

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Harmful self-criticism impacts the lives of many people in pain, which in turn can affect their ability to enjoy life's positive moments and to reach out in times of need.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2018. Mindfulness and Self-Compassion with Sarah Jarvis

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/13,

  160. Pain education
    Length 00:36:17

    Occupational Therapy for People in Pain with Katerina Dikeakos

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Chronic pain can make it more difficult to accomplish daily tasks, ranging anywhere from getting dressed to maintaining a full-time job. As an Occupational Therapist (OT) who personally experiences chronic pain, Katerina Dikeakos understands this firsthand.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2018. Occupational Therapy for People in Pain with Katerina Dikeakos

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/13,

  161. Pain education
    Length 00:23:24

    Gentle Movements for Pain with Naomi Biggin-Pound

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Physiotherapy and acupuncture are commonly recommended for those living with chronic pain, however these therapies can often be costly and are not accessible to all. Naomi Biggin-Pound has helped to bridge this gap through her FREE self-guided exercise programs for people living with chronic back, knee and pelvic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2018. Gentle Movements for Pain with Naomi Biggin-Pound

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/13,

  162. Pain education
    Length 00:29:09

    Complementary Therapies for Chronic Pain with Mihael Mamychshvili, RST

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Mihael Mamychshvili is a Registered Master Shiatsu Therapist and owner of Angel Hands Integrative clinic. He discusses the health benefits of working with various complementary therapies for people living with pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2018. Complementary Therapies for Chronic Pain with Mihael Mamychshvili, RST

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/13,

  163. Pain education
    Length 00:45:09

    Chronic Pain and PTSD Frequently Co-occur. What You Need to Know

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Chronic pain and PTSD frequently co-occur and they can interact in such a way that negatively impacts the course of treatment for either condition. However, integrated treatment programs are available that effectively address both conditions.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2017. Chronic Pain and PTSD Frequently Co-occur. What You Need to Know.

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/13,

  164. Pain education
    Length 00:53:30

    #ItDoesntHavetoHurt: Can Social Media Help Parents Manage Their Children's Pain?

    Inform myself

    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    Parents are key knowledge users of evidence about children’s pain, and more and more are turning to social media for information about child health. Join us as we chat to Dr. Christine Chambers about pediatric pain, the impact of social media on parents with children in pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2016. #ItDoesntHavetoHurt: Can Social Media Help Parents Manage Their Children's Pain?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  165. Pain education
    Length 00:59:52

    How to Make Peace with Sleep – Even If You're Dealing With Chronic Pain

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Dr. May Caprio and Linda Cundiff unlock some of the mysteries and myths around sleep. How can we get better sleep, even if we're living with chronic pain?

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2016. How to Make Peace with Sleep – Even If You're Dealing With Chronic Pain

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  166. Pain education
    Length 00:51:57

    The Connection Between Nutrition and Pain with Dr. Caroline Coombs

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Dr. Caroline Coombs, ND is a licenced naturopathic physician and health educator. She is passionate about sharing evidence-based nutritional advice to those in chronic pain that will help them decrease inflammation and heal more efficiently.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves.2016.The Connection Between Nutrition and Pain with Dr. Caroline Coombs

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  167. Pain education
    Length 00:53:02

    Over the Counter (OTC) Painkillers & Nutraceuticals - Get the Facts!

    Inform myself

    Patient

    This recording is about over the counter painkillers such as Tylenol and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen, as well as various nutraceuticals (foods containing health-giving additives and medicinal benefits) with our guest Shabita Teja. It also focuses on the role your pharmacist can take in helping you manage chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2016. Over the Counter (OTC) Painkillers & Nutraceuticals - Get the Facts!

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  168. Pain education
    Length 00:45:17

    Can Music Therapy Help People in Pain?

    Inform myself, Integrate

    Caregiver, Health professional, Patient

    As the music therapist at the Burns, Plastic and Trauma Unit, Gemma Isaac facilitates music therapy programs for patients, their families, and healthcare staff alike.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2015. Can Music Therapy Help People in Pain?

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  169. Pain education
    Length 00:57:24

    Yoga For Chronic Pain - Latest Research and Developments with Neil Pearson

    Inform myself, Integrate

    Patient

    Neil Pearson, physiotherapist, yoga teacher, and internationally renowned pain expert describes the latest developments and research into yoga as a tool to better manage chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2014. Yoga For Chronic Pain - Latest Research and Developments with Neil Pearson

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  170. Pain education
    Length 00:54:55

    Migraines and Headaches with Dr. Gordon Robinson

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Dr. Gordon Robinson is a clinical professor in the Division of Neurology at UBC, and won the Clinical Skills Award in 2007. In this recording, he helps to better understand this serious health concern and take a look at the latest research and treatment options.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2014. Migraines and Headaches with Dr. Gordon Robinson

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  171. Pain education
    Length 00:57:21

    Low Back Pain with Dr Owen Williamson

    Inform myself

    Patient

    The cause of back pain is not always apparent; in fact, in approximately 85% to 90% of individuals with back pain, no specific cause can be identified. This recording helps us better understand this common condition and learn how to manage low back pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2014. Low Back Pain with Dr Owen Williamson

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  172. Pain education
    Length 00:56:42

    Chronic Pediatric Pain with Dr Gillian Lauder

    Inform myself

    Caregiver, Patient

    In this episode of Pain Waves, the management of pediatric chronic pain is discussed by pediatric pain specialist, Dr Gillian Lauder.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves. 2013. Chronic Pediatric Pain with Dr Gillian Lauder

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  173. Pain education
    Length 00:55:25

    Pain Medication Myths and FAQs - Pharmacists' Perspective

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Pharmacists Dr Thuy Nguyen and Dr Marylene Kyriazis answer frequent and interesting questions about pain medications.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pain Waves.2013.Pain Medication Myths and FAQs - Pharmacists' Perspective

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  174. Pain education
    Length 00:00:00

    About the Back Pain Podcast

    Inform myself

    Patient

    The goal of this podcast series is to educate people who are struggling with back pain thanks to expert guests, simplified research and top actionable takeaways. Several episodes are available and are published weekly.

    Language: English

    Reference: About the Back Pain Podcast. 2020. About the Back Pain Podcast

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/15,

  175. Partner in your care
    Length 00:05:29

    Testimony of Ginette Ladouceur

    Inform myself, Integrate

    Patient

    In this video, Ginette Ladouceur explains her long and difficult journey with persistent pain. She also explains how integrating pain management strategies into her daily life has changed her life.

    Language: French

    Reference: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. 2021. Témoignage de Madame Ladouceur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  176. Pain education
    Length 07:00:00

    Paths to resilience

    Inform myself, Integrate

    Caregiver, Patient

    This resilience webinar series (seven webinars, 1h each) is intended as a resource for both those going through difficult times and those accompanying them. The first module offers more immediate strategies for finding relative balance when adversity strikes and destabilizes.

    Language: French

    Reference: FADOQ. 2021. Les chemins de la résilience

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  177. Pain education
    Length 01:30:00

    Pediatric Pain: The Basics

    Inform myself, Integrate

    Caregiver, Health professional

    This pocket guide is intended for any caregiver caring for a sick or injured child. The reader will find in this guide the recommendations of the Pediadol group to relieve or prevent pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Pédiadol. 2015. Douleur de l’enfant : L’essentiel

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  178. Pain education
    Length 00:05:13

    Understanding chronic pain - Quebec adaptation

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Understand Chronic Pain in Minutes! See the brand new Quebec version of this video on chronic pain adapted by chronic pain management professionals at the CHU de Quebec.

    Language: French

    Reference: CHU de Québec.2014.Comprendre la douleur chronique - Adaptation québécoise

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  179. Pain education
    Length 00:07:58

    Elliot Krane : Le mystère de la douleur chronique

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Nous pensons à la douleur comme à un symptôme, mais il y a des cas où le système nerveux développe des boucles de rétroaction et la douleur devient elle-même une maladie terrifiante. Elliot Krane parle du mystère complexe de la douleur chronique, et passe en revue les faits que nous venons de découvrir, comment elle fonctionne et comment la traiter.

    Language: English, French

    Reference: TED. 2011. Elliot Krane : Le mystère de la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  180. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:00:00

    Stop, breath and think

    Take action

    Caregiver, Patient

    The mission of this app is to help kids, teens and young adults build the emotional strength to tackle life’s ups and downs.

    Language: English

    Reference: My Life. 2020. Stop, breath and think

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  181. Relaxation
    Length 00:04:40

    The frog, meditation for children

    Inform myself, Take action

    Caregiver, Patient

    Here is a meditation to learn to focus and stay calm. An exercise for children from 4 to 12 years old, taken from the book “Calm and attentive like a frog” by Eline Snel.

    Language: French

    Reference: Les arènes du savoir. 2015. La grenouille, méditation pour les enfants

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  182. Relaxation
    Length 00:00:00

    Mindfulness for Teens

    Take action

    Patient

    Mindfulness is a powerful way to handle stress or pain, and live life more fully. This website provides information, tools, and resources to help you get started.

    Language: English

    Reference: Mindfulness for teens.2015.Mindfulness for Teens

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  183. Pain education
    Length 00:34:03

    Targeting central sensitization with nutrition

    Inform myself, Integrate

    Health professional

    This podcast episode presents expert opinions and innovations on how to target central sensitization through using nutrition and diet and other lifestyle factors.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2020. Targeting central sensitization with nutrition

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  184. Pain education
    Length 00:45:05

    How to Correctly Diagnose and Reverse Fibromyalgia

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called “fibromyalgia”, remains mysterious and confusing. This episode describes how to identify and treat it.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. How to Correctly Diagnose and Reverse Fibromyalgia

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  185. Pain education
    Length 00:21:16

    How to Help Your Patients/Clients Help Themselves

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Many chronic health conditions including persistent pain can be reversed with effective behavior change strategies. Dr. Janet Bezner discusses the importance of behavior change and why it is important for all practitioners.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2017. Comment aider vos patients / clients à s'aider eux-mêmes

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  186. Pain education
    Length 00:26:46

    The Healing Chronic Pain Exercise Prescription

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Debra Atkinson provides tips and a “GPS’ on how to navigate the sea of exercise professionals, credentials and offers advice for those recovering with pain. Exercise and movement is vital when recovering from pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2017. La prescription d'exercice de guérison de la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  187. Pain education
    Length 00:35:54

    How to Assess and Interview Patients about their Pain Experience

    Inform myself

    Health professional

    Dr. Karen Litzy explains how she interacts with persistent pain patients.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2017. Comment évaluer et interroger les patients sur leur expérience de la douleur

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  188. Pain education
    Length 01:22:14

    Pharmacology of chronic pain with Philippe de Grandpré

    Inform myself

    Patient

    In this episode of Parle-moi de santé, pharmacist Philippe De Grandpré talks about the role of medication in the management of chronic pain, the risks of opioids and the effect of cannabis on pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Parle moi de santé - Le podcast. 2021. Pharmacologie des douleurs chroniques avec Philippe de Grandpré

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/05/17,

  189. Pain education
    Length 00:47:25

    10 do’s and don’ts to manage pain with Dr. Derek Griffin

    Inform myself

    Patient

    Derek Griffin speaks about his work as a Pain Specialist Physiotherapist, as well as the five do’s and five don’ts of persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2020. 10 do’s and don’ts to manage pain with Dr. Derek Griffin

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/05/17,

  190. Pain education
    Length 00:54:44

    How to relieve back pain with Stuart McGill

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    Stuart McGill discuss some of the more common truths and myths about back pain. He discusses how to assess and treat pain and whether surgery should be considered.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2020. How to relieve back pain with Stuart McGill

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/05/17,

  191. Pain education
    Length 00:42:06

    The latest evidence for managing low back pain with James McAuley

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    This resource presents the latest advances for the treatment of chronic low back pain, where the research is heading.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast 2020. The latest evidence for managing low back pain with James McAuley

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/05/27,

  192. Pain education
    Length 00:36:09

    Pain in a social context

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    Learn all about pain as a threat to the social self, including how pain interferes with the basic human needs such as the need for autonomy, the need to belong and the need for justice and fairness.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2019. Pain in a social context

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/05/27,

  193. Pain education
    Length 00:38:39

    Hormones, birth control and the association with chronic pain with Dr. Jolene Brighten

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    This podcast focuses on the link between hormones, inflammation and chronic pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: The healing pain podcast. 2019. Hormones, birth control and the association with chronic pain with Dr. Jolene Brighten

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/05/27,

  194. Pain education
    Length 00:07:00

    Équilibrage de l'arthrose Handson Handsoff

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    Health professional

    Exemple de communication entre un thérapeute musculo-squelettique appliquant une éducation aux neurosciences de la douleur avec un patient âgé avec une douleur chronique liée à l'arthrose du genou et une sensibilisation centrale comme principal mécanisme dominant de la douleur.

    Language: French

    Reference: Enrique Lluch Girbés. Équilibrage de l'arthrose Handson Handsoff

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/03/12,

  195. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Understanding Pain in less than 5 minutes, and what to do about it!

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    Patient

    This short, five-minute video clip, available in English, presents a profile of persistent pain. It first presents persistent pain as a complex problem, involving several biopsychosocial aspects. It then summarizes the main factors that can influence pain such as, for example, medication and surgery, emotions, lifestyle, physical activity, the meaning of pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Professionnels de la santé du group Live Active. Comprendre la douleur en moins de 5 minutes et comment y remédier!

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/06,

  196. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:15:00

    Visualization is a Powerful Short-term Pain Management Strategy.

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    This resource offers audio recordings of relaxation using visualization to manage pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs de la société d'arthrite

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  197. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    What is pain?

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    This resource helps to better understand pain in general, and more specifically addresses arthritis pain. It provides an overview of the main causes of arthritis pain, the main elements that can amplify this pain. It also presents some non-pharmacological strategies that can help in the management of arthritis pain, as well as a guide to the main analgesics used to treat arthritis pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs de la société d'arthrite

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  198. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:15:00

    Using Mindfulness to Master Chronic Pain

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    Patient

    This is a resource to help you set goals that follow the SMART rule (Specific, Measurable, Ambitious, Realistic, Temporal).

    Language: English

    Reference: Wong, Davidicus. Utiliser la pleine conscience pour maîtriser la douleur chronique

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/06,

  199. Pain education
    Length 00:18:00

    How to Relieve Osteoarthritis and Arthritis

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    Patient

    Very good video from Denis Fortier, renowned physiotherapist, presenting information on arthritis and osteoarthritis. The video is complete and also presents their impacts, the link with walking and the importance of staying active. It also offers advice and exercise settings.

    Language: French

    Reference: Fortier, Denis. 2019

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/19,

  200. Physical activity
    Length 00:03:00

    Juvenile Chronic Aarthritis and hysiotherapy: Living and Moving

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    Patient

    Description on juvenile arthritis with advice for its management in connection with the physical activity that it is suggested to practice despite everything.

    Language: French

    Reference: Condé, Anny

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/17,

  201. Pain education
    Length 00:32:00

    Mieux reconnaître la douleur chronique, une première étape vers un traitement optimal

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    Il s'agit d'une présentation faite à l'Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue par Madame Anaïs Lacasse, PhD., au sujet d'une étude visant à décrire les connaissances, croyances et attitudes de la population québécoise à l'égard de la douleur persistante pour sensibiliser et faire de l'éducaiton sur la réalité des personnes vivant avec la douleur persistante.

    Language: French

    Reference: Lacasse, Anaïs.2015

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/16,

  202. Social network
    Length 00:18:00

    La perception, l'évaluation et l'empathie pour la douleur d'autrui

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    Patient

    Cette présentation de 2015 de M. Mathieu Grégoire porte sur l'évaluation de la perception de l'empathie pour la douleur d'autrui. Dans sa conférence, il aborde les composantes de la douleur: le volet affectif, cognitif et les composantes sociales associées à la douleur, ainsi que la communication. On présente également la perception des professionnels de la santé et des conjoints de personnes vivant avec de la douleur persistante et comment cette perception peut influencer le soutien offert.

    Language: French

    Reference: Grégoire, Mathieu. 2005. La perception, l'évaluation et l'empathie pour la douleur d'autrui

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/16,

  203. Sleep
    Length 00:00:00

    Establishing Healthy Sleep Habits

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    People with chronic pain often have trouble sleeping or staying asleep, wake up too soon, or feel like they never seem to get enough sleep. To improve the situation, adopt a few simple measures that cultivate good sleeping habits.

    Language: English

    Reference: Équipe ACCORD - Travailler ensemble pour la gestion de la douleur chronique. 2017. Établir de saines habitudes de sommeil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21

  204. Pain education
    Length 00:05:00

    Living with Chronic Pain

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    Patient

    It is a document providing education on persistent pain and its consequences on the lives of people who suffer from it. The paper discusses the vicious circle, prevalence, who to see and some resources. The document offers some tips for improving pain management, including performing regular physical activities, managing fatigue, having healthy habits, practicing relaxation techniques, and promoting good sleep.

    Language: French

    Reference: Lemieux, Michèle

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/05

  205. Thoughts and emotions
    Length 00:57:00

    Cultivate Good Morale Despite the Pain!

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    Patient

    Conference given by a psychologist on tips to adopt in a situation of persistent pain. How to succeed in cultivating good morale despite pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Rivard, Marie Josée.2013.Cultiver un bon moral malgré la douleur!

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur. Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/12

  206. Pain education
    Length 00:30:00

    Fibromyalgia: the Real Picture

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    Complete document on what fibromyalgia is as well as several treatment approaches and tips to better manage it, also including a list of resources.

    Language: French

    Reference: 2012

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/15

  207. Pain education
    Length 00:04:00

    Science behind the Power of Thought

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    Patient

    Video providing information on the brain's ability to modulate and how thoughts and visualization can affect our abilities.

    Language: English

    Reference: Live active.La science derrière le pouvoir de la pensée

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06

  208. Physical activity
    Length 00:05:00

    Why Exercise is good for People Living With Persistent Pain

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    Patient

    Excellent article on the benefits of exercise despite the presence of persistent pain. Deals with particular points only but brilliantly. Author Browyn Lennox-Thompson enjoys an excellent worldwide reputation for treating and teaching patients and professionals with persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Thompson, Bronwyn Lennox

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21

  209. Pain education
    Length 00:20:00

    TAPMI: Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute

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    Patient

    This website is useful both for patients, caregivers and health professionals who can learn information on persistent pain.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateur du "Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute".TAPMI: Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur Erwan Leclair, 2020/11/21

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