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 What We Do

The Rehabilitation Pain Service (RPS) – one arm of the Comprehensive Integrated Pain Program (CIPP) at UHN ​– is based at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (University Centre site). We provide patients with a clear medical diagnosis and treatment plan for their symptoms of body pain, mood changes and reduced ability to function. Our multidisciplinary team includes a number of different health providers, including doctors, nurses, rehabilitation therapists and pharmacists, to deliver our services and contribute to your care plan.

Our goal is to improve and maintain the function of patients with chronic pain. By providing patients with a clear treatment plan and a team of professionals to help put it into practice, we aim to help patients better manage their chronic pain using personalized strategies for improvement.​

Services Provided by the Rehabilitation Pain Service (RPS)

​​The RPS team includes a number of different health providers, including doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and pharmacists, to deliver our services and contribute to your care plan. You will meet the team at your first appointment, so please come prepared to spend up to 2 hours at our clinic to discuss your complete history, do a thorough examination and make recommendations for your care.

At the end of your first visit, patients will receive a treatment plan that may include the following:

  • Medication changes
  • Injections
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy​​
  • Cognitive therapy, and/or
  • Referral to a self-management program

How to Prepare

Learn more about what you can expect when you have a clinic appointment.

 Materials and Resources to Help You

Visit our Health Information section and find dedicated resources to help you understand your condition. Find the information​ you'r​e looking for.​​​​​​​​​

 Meet Our Team

​​​​​​​​​We work with patients to help them understand chronic pain and provide them with the knowledge and tools to manage their condition. With our help, they discover a range of treatment options to deal with the symptoms they experience, including both medical treatment and alternative therapies.​

Medical Director: Dr. John Flannery

Staff physicians or specialists:

Our team also includes a nurse practitioner, chiropractor, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, social worker, kinesiologist, pharmacist, and a registered nurse.

Given our partnership with the University of Toronto, some of your care may be provided by health care professionals who are training under the supervision of our staff. These health care professionals will identify themselves to you.