Research Profiles

Physical Activity for Chronic Pain Management – Research Team

The Physical Activity for Chronic Pain Management research team came together to determine an effective way to help adults learn the skills to be more physically active in order to better manage their chronic pain. Despite physical activity being an essential element of chronic pain management, most adults are not regularly active. Through various funding […]
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Family Health Lab

More information coming soon: family.health.lab@usask.ca or www.familyhealthlab.com/painstudy
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Pediatric Pain Research Team

(More information coming soon)
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Pain Treatment Planning Questionnaire – Bleeding Disorders

Approximately half of people living with a bleeding disorder such as Hemophilia and von Willebrand Diseases live with chronic pain and rely on the bleeding disorder treatment program clinicians for advice on pain management. In collaboration with the Saskatchewan Bleeding Disorder Clinicians and patients, Dr. Susan Tupper and team developed a patient-reported questionnaire on pain […]
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See Pain More Clearly

Pain is frequently under-assessed and undertreated in older adults with dementia. As a result, many vulnerable seniors miss out on effective evidence-based approaches and continue to suffer from pain. With the support of organizations such as AGE-WELL Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) and stakeholders, Dr. Thomas Hajistavropoulos and graduate student Louise Castillo from the […]
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Improving Pain Care in Saskatchewan

The Improving Pain Care in Saskatchewan research team grew from an idea generated by SaskPain stakeholder dialogues. The goal of this research is to improve community access to services and supports for pain management in Saskatchewan by giving pain a voice in health services planning. They will create safe places for community members to discuss […]
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Pain Dementia Virtual Reality Research Study

With funding from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF), the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), and the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, the Pain, Dementia & Virtual Reality Research Team is developing learning materials for friends and family members who care for people living with dementia. People living with advanced dementia […]
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Lived Experiences

Ross McCreery

My name is Ross McCreery and I am a patient/advocate fighting to raise awareness and create positive changes for those of us who live with chronic pain. In 2006 I was diagnosed with the rare disease called CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) that has no cure and very few treatments for the debilitating chronic pain […]