Awards


Dr. C. Chan Gunn Receives the Chinese Canadian Legend Award (CCLA) 2015




Chinese Canadian Legend Award (CCLA) 2015

Held: October 31, 2015

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"Dr. Chan Gunn has, since 1968, examined and treated patients who suffer from chronic pain.


He has found, contrary to traditional medical knowledge, that pain is rarely caused by injury. Instead, chronic pain commonly follows a mild functional disorder in a nerve or "neuropathy". This type of pain is now called "Neuropathic Pain".


Neuropathic Pain does not respond to medication, thus the vast sums of money presently spent on drugs is, in fact, wasted and harmful.

The most common site of nerve degeneration is at the spinal nerve root, where the effects of ageing begins.


An effective method to relieve spinal nerve neuropathy is to accurately stimulate it using a needle. This safe and simple anatomical procedure blends East and West philosophies and obviates surgery".

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"Dr. Chit-Chan Gunn: For over half a century, Dr. Chit-Chan Gunn has been practising medicine and is a world-renowned “pain expert” with his invention of an effective and safe treatment called “Intramuscular stimulation” (IMS) in 1970s, which is based on a combination of Chinese and Western medicine. At the age of 84, Dr. Gunn continues to develop his work, and was awarded the Order of British Columbia and a Member of the Order of Canada".

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Sponsors and related links:


Press Release - Asian Business Network Association


Bammy Wong: "Building a network of legends"


Virtual Museum Of Asian Canadian Cultural Heritage (VMACCH)


Meric Gertler, President of University of Toronto, Presenter


Senator Vivienne Poy, Honorary Patron






Dr. Ong Too visits with Dr. Chan Gunn, from Malaysia for UBC Gunn IMS Lecture

October 22, 2015

Lecture



Awards


Congratulations to iSTOP board member Maggie Ip, who received an
honorary degree in June 2015 from Simon Fraser U
niversity.


SFU Honourary Degree Recipients




Obituary


Lynn Chapman 

June 17, 1950 – April 30, 2015


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lynn Chapman, physiotherapist, GunnIMS practitioner, GunnIMS Instructor and former ISTOP Director of Education.  Lynn worked part time at ISTOP between 2007 and 2012, during which she was an integral team member responsible for the development of the GunnIMS Course and Practicum format.   Lynn will be remembered for her kindness, perseverance, strong work ethic and high standard.


In lieu of flowers, Lynn requested donations to:


Patient Comfort Fund

Leukemia / Bone Marrow Transplant Ward

Vancouver General Hospital

855 West 12th Avenue

Vancouver, BC  V5Z 1M9

Canada


Published in Vancouver Sun and The Province on May 5, 2015

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