Since it’s beginning days in 2002, Toronto Poly Clinic has always been involved in medical research. Our doctors and group of trained nurses conduct medical research on new medications, formulations and medical devices according to the highest standards. Multiple researches at our clinic have led into publications on new medications or innovative treatment modalities. Below is a list of many research projects that were successfully conducted at our clinic.
- Methodology of a web-based observational study to evaluate the impact of opioid tolerability issues on chronic pain management. Canadian Pain Society conference Calgary – May 2010
- A web based observational study chronicling the Canadian patient experience -Opioids and chronic pain management IASP 13th world congress in pain Montreal August 2010
- Current patterns in Chronic Non-Cancer pain management in primary care 15th world congress IASP Milan 2012
- Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Tapentadol Extended Release Following up to 2 Years of Treatment in Patients With Moderate to Severe, Chronic Pain: Results of an Open-label Extension Trial – Clinical Therapeutics 2015
- Finding Ways to Lift Barriers to Care for Chronic Pain Patients: Outcomes of Using Internet-Based Self-Management Activities to Reduce Pain and Improve Quality of Life – Pain Research and Management 2016
- A pilot study of Medical Cannabis Opioid Reduction Program. American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience September 2019
Fibromyalgia Support Program
The Effects of Medicinal Cannabis for Non-Cancer Related Pain
The Effects of Low Intensity Ultrasound for Knee Pain Related to Osteoarthritis
Toronto Poly Clinic is proud to be conducting a double blind, clinical study on the effects of low intensity ultrasound for knee pain related to osteoarthritis.
If you are suffering from knee pain due to osteoarthritis you can consider participating in this study. Participation is at no cost to the patient. Qualified participants will commit to 8 weeks of participation, as well as weekly treatment appointments over the course of the 8 weeks. This study is being conducted by Dr. Kevin Rod.
The inclusion criteria are as follows:
This study may not be suitable for all applicants. The exclusion criteria are as follows: