Chronic Pain

Educational resources, local processes and current evidence supporting the provision of best practices by health care professionals in the management of chronic pain.

Triage Guidelines for Nova Scotia Chronic Pain Services

Urgent Pain related to a diagnosis of cancer or other terminal illness

CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome), PHN= postherpetic neuralgia or post-surgical neuroma
Acute disc herniation confirmed on imaging < 6 months
Regular Fibromyalgia, low back pain, headache, arthritis, etc.