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Pain Management

Pain occurs for many reasons and is a warning sign that all is not right in the body.


Acute pain, following a strain, sprain, or illness, and lasting less than 3 months can be managed at SSIC with a thorough assessment and analysis of the root cause of the pain.


Appropriate treatment regimes are given along with extensive exercise and education to reduce pain and prevent recurrence.


Chronic pain, which is present greater than 3 months is a more complex issue and often requires a multi-practitioner approach. Education in techniques to manage the pain may include


  • relaxation and stress reduction,

  • meditation techniques, and

  • psychological intervention.


Our physiotherapists and Sports Medecine doctors in Ottawa can help you manage your pain.


This video is a quick overview that answers the sometimes complex question "What is Pain?". 

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