The Canadian Pain Society

About the Canadian Pain Society

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In 1982, The Canadian Pain Society (CPS) became a chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain.

The CPS includes as members a variety of people interested in pain:

  • physicians, dentists, nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, and other clinicians involved with
    management of pain
  • scientists involved in the design of improved methods of pain management and the identification of basic mechanisms of pain and analgesia
  • professionals involved in education, training, and publication of new information in the field of pain
  • lay persons with an interest in the field of pain

Membership is comprised of approximately 850 members across Canada.

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