Participate in Research

We are always looking for families who want to participate in one of our on-going research studies. Please click on the links below to find out more information about our current studies.

Risk and Resilience in Children of Parents with Chronic Pain

Adults who have had any type of chronic pain for at least 6 months AND are also parents of an 8-15 year old are needed for a research study at the IWK Health Centre to learn more about the impact of parent chronic pain on children. The study involves one 90-minute visit to our research centre. Parents and children will be compensated for their participation. Call us or email to learn more! (902) 470-6906 or


Parenting with Chronic Pain Survey

Do you have chronic pain on a daily, or almost daily, basis for at least 6 months?

Do you have a child between the ages of 8 to 17 years old?

We are looking for parents with chronic pain who have at least one child between the ages of 8 and 17 years old to take part in a fun and short online study.

This study will be completely online. No need to come to our centre.

You will have a chance to win a $100 (Canadian Dollar) gift card!

Click here to complete the survey!