The CircaPain Blog is a space for sharing and learning about pain fluctuation. Want to stay in the loop with our study? We will be posting updates on this page, as well as pieces about other research in the field. If you would like to share your experiences with chronic pain fluctuations, send in a written piece or artwork to and we may feature your work on the CircaPain Blog with your permission.

A cartoon depicting three individuals with chronic pain. Left to right, the first person is experiencing hand pain, the second person is experiencing foot pain, and the third person is experiencing low back pain.

The intersection between chronic pain and disability

  Chronic pain has a profound and far-reaching impact on the lives of many Canadians. With over 20% of our […]

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Diving into chronotherapy

  The dawn of the 21st century brought along with it the popularization of ‘personalized medicine’; the tailoring of someone’s […]


An introduction to chronic pain

In our new video series, we’ll be discussing a bit of the key concepts that drive our research. Naturally, we […]

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Participating in CircaPain

  Want to learn more about CircaPain but don’t know where to start? Check out this short video where we […]

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The correlation between latitude and MS incidence

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. MS targets […]


From Kingston to cross-Canada: discussing CircaPain on ‘All in a Day’

We’re almost two months in since the launch of CircaPain. Gaining new participants every day, we are looking forward to […]


Getting to know CircaPain

CircaPain was developed by a team of scientists, clinicians, and people with lived experience from across Canada. Part of our […]


Chatting with our patient partners

Curious about the people working on CircaPain? Sit down and listen to our fantastic patient partners (Mary B., Jennifer DC., […]


Circadian rhythms and their influence on chronic pain

What are Circadian Rhythms? The word “circadian” originates from the Latin phrase circa, meaning “about”, and dies, meaning “day, which […]