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Restarting the coronavirus economy: 4 possible steps


READ: RMTAO sends letter to Prime Minister Trudeau supporting more financial support for RMTs


A unique study examines Dance Movement Therapy as a tool to improve mood, promote exercise, and create closeness between grandparents and grandchildren

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Rethinking the pain scale: How much do pain assessments need to evolve, on a scale from 1 to 10?

Assessing patient pain is an essential aspect of the intake process. Pain is often what prompts patients to seek care, and measuring that pain over time is vital to determining whether treatments are working. Pain can be a valuable source of information for clinicians, often making it possible to identify problem areas and develop solutions.

But while pain is an important symptom full of information about the underlying cause, the standard instruments of pain measurement extract very little of that information. The typical 1-10 scale that appears on posters and websites has little bearing on what the pain means from a diagnostic perspective, and even less bearing on the patient’s subjective experience of pain.
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