Last updated on September 28, 2021
One in five Canadians are living with chronic pain. When left unmanaged, it can lead to sleeplessness, depression and anxiety, lower quality of life, and isolation, and in extreme cases, poverty, homelessness and even suicide.
This is supported by our research, which indicates that 51% of Caddle respondents or someone close to them suffer from chronic pain and related issues:
- 75% of respondents suffer from headaches; 25% of those get them “often.”
- 52% of respondents suffer from migraines; nearly 25% of those experience them “sometimes” and a further 11% “often.”
- 52% of respondents suffer from arthritis pain; almo