Resources for rehabilitation of cancer-related painPain

Find help with cancer-related pain rehabilitation

  • Transitional Pain Clinic at Toronto General Hospital
    For patients who have had surgery at TGH in the past 3 months and are having difficulty with post-operative pain management; or, patients who were discharged from the Toronto General Hospital on long acting opioids (Hydromorphone-contin or Oxycodone controlled-release) which were started after surgery. Doctor’s referral required. Contact Sarah at (416)-340-4800 Ext. 2927
  • Comprehensive Pain Clinic at University Health Network
  • Radiation Late Effects Clinic at University Health Network
  • Survivorship Clinics at University Health Network
    Physiatry (rehabilitation doctors), Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Massage Therapy available
  • Palliative Care Consult Team at Sunnybrook Hospital
    Palliative care physicians are experts at managing pain and symptoms that cannot be addressed by your primary doctor.
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Ambulatory Palliative Care
    Palliative care physicians are experts at managing pain and symptoms that cannot be addressed by your primary doctor. For information on the Princess Margaret clinic, call 416-946-4501, ext 2135.
  • Patient and Family Support Program at Sunnybrook Hospital
  • Relaxation Therapy (Individual or group) at University Health Network
    Group sessions are held Wednesdays at 1 pm in the Pencer Centre, 18th floor, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. No registration required.
    Individual sessions are available for University Health Network patients. Call Catherine at 416-946-4501 ext 5580, for more information.
  • Comprehensive Pain Program at Toronto Western Hospital
    Offers consultation to cancer patients with a diagnosis of chronic pain for non cancer related chronic pain conditions (unrelated to underlying cancer); or, cancer treatment related chronic pain conditions such as persistent neuropathies after chemotherapy. They do not offer palliative pain services or manage pain due to active cancer conditions. For more information call: 416-603-5380.
  • Bridgepoint Active Healthcare Pain Management Program
    This 10-week program uses a cognitive-behavioural approach and physical activity to provide coping strategies. It is available to people with a medically stable chronic pain condition, which has been present for longer than 6 months and has not been responsive to traditional medical intervention. There is a fee associated with this program.
  • Relaxation and Visualization
    Through the process of guided imagery, participants can explore how to relieve stress and emotional or physical pain, with or without the use of medication. Free of charge, but requires registration.