Canadian Association of Orthopaedic Medicine

Association Canadienne De Médecine Orthopédique


Founded in 1985, the CAOM represents physicians and certain allied health professionals from different specialties who have a common interest in the practice of Orthopaedic Medicine.

Annual CAOM General Conference

October 25 – 27, 2019
Inn at Laurel Point
Victoria, British Columbia


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Full membership is open to MD’s and DO’s. Associate memberships are available to dentists, physiotherapists, nurse practitioners and naturopaths.

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Suggested reading for mind-body connection and chronic pain

The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders John Sarno has written several books dealing with mind-body disorders and connections and come highly recommended. Found on Amazon Pain Free for Life: The 6-Week Cure for Chronic Pain--Without Surgery or Drugs...

Suggested reading in Manual Medicine

Cyriax's Illustrated Manual of Orthopaedic Medicine Cyriax is one of the fathers of manual medicine and this is one of several works by him. Found on Amazon.PNT Pain Neutralization Technique: An Unprecedented Revolution in Pain Management Pain Neutralization Technique...

Suggested reading about other therapies

Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual Janet Travell and David Simons wrote these classic tomes (volume 1 and 2) on trigger points. Found on Amazon. Travell and Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual: Volume 1: Upper Half...

Suggested reading in prolotherapy / regenerative medicine

Art Of Regenerative Injections This is a classic and “must have” for anyone doing prolotherapy – and used by the HHPF in training. View it online at: Regenerative Injections can lead to decreased pain and improved function in your...

Temporomandibular Dysfunction Treated With Prolotherapy

Dr. Francois Louw, a physician from the Department of Family Practice at the university of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, advances the body of knowledge in the treatment of temporomandibular dysfunction in his article appearing in the May 2019 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he found that using a simple and inexpensive alternative treatment with an intraarticular injection of dextrose reduced pain and increased mobility in this hard-to-treat patient population.



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