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Integrated Chronic Pain Program 

The Integrated Chronic Pain Program services the needs of adult patients living with chronic pain.

The clinic is open to patients over the age of 18 through referrals by a primary care provider (family doctor or nurse practitioner).

The clinic sees patients with chronic pain conditions such as  neck, shoulder or back pain; whiplash injuries, fibromyalgia, repetitive strain injury, regional pain syndrome, post-stroke or central pain, neuropathic pain, and others. The Integrated Chronic Pain programs accepts referrals for patients & families/caregivers living in Northeastern Ontario. We are a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) OHIP-referral funded program. 

  • Lasting more than three months
  • Not improved with other treatment
  • Interferes with daily life
  • Prevents you from doing what you want and need
  • Affects mood, emotions, and thoughts

A referral form needs to be completed and sent by your doctor or nurse practitioner. 
The team will review the referral form and determine if the eligibility criteria are met.

If the referral is accepted:

  • Your doctor or nurse practitioner will  receive a letter by fax from the clinic confirming your acceptance into the program.

  • A member of the team will schedule you for an intake assessment to help determine what services best suit your needs.  

If the referral is not accepted: 

  • Your doctor or nurse practitioner will be made aware and we suggest you talk about other options with your doctor or nurse practitioner.


Our referral form is an electronically fillable form.  Please download the form, fill out electronically and email to or fax to 705-671-5678.  


  • Physical activity   
  • Coping techniques including mindfulness, meditation and relaxation  
  • Pacing and Planning 
  • Goal Setting   
  • Medication review and recommendations  
  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program: 6 week virtual workshop and family members are welcome too! 
    • Making an Action Plan  
    • Problem Solving; 
    • Exercises to improve your strength, flexibility and endurance.  
    • Fatigue management 
    • Depression Management 

Upon active participation and successful completion of the core rehabilitation services, patients fitting specific criteria will reviewed by one of the partnering anesthetists for consideration for Interventional Pain Management and could be reviewed for time-limited interventions (nerve blocks).


  • I do not have an active WSIB or motor vehicle accident claim. 

  • I want to learn to cope with pain. 

  • I am comfortable participating in a group setting. 

  • I can commit to 30 minutes of daily practice of skills which I have learned during the program and will continue to. 


  • Anaesthetists 
  • Case Manager   
  • Occupational Therapist   
  • Pharmacist   
  • Physiotherapist  
  • Recreation Therapist   
  • Registered Nurse  
  • Registered Social Worker (Masters-Prepared)
Contact Us

Health Sciences North 
Sudbury Outpatient Centre 
865 Regent St., S.  
Sudbury, ON P3E 3Y9 

Phone: 705-523-7100