About UBC Gunn IMS

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is a total system for the diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal pain syndromes and neuropathic dysfunction in the peripheral nervous system.

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Signs and Symptoms of Neuropathic Pain

There are subtle signs that you can use at home to confirm your category of pain.

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We offer a two-part course; Part 1 is a four-day course and Part 2 is another three-day practical session focusing on problem solving with case studies and discussion.

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Our Instructors

Over the years, Gunn IMS has trained hundreds of doctors and physiotherapists from all around the world. We hold courses on Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) twice a year -- fall and spring. Other courses are held abroad by qualified IMS instructors, under UBC Gunn IMS approval.

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Welcome to the new home of UBC Gunn IMS. Dr. Chan Gunn has endowed the University of British Columbia with the responsibility of teaching and researching Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation. All teaching at iSTOP has ceased and will now be done at UBC under the Division of Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC.

Upcoming Courses


April 26- 29, 2018 – VANCOUVER

May 18 – 21, 2018 – GUELPH

October 25 – 28, 2018 – VANCOUVER

PART 2: (must have completed Gunn IMS Part 1 Course to register)

February 16 – 18, 2018 – FULL

February 23-25, 2018 – FULL

July 13 – 15, 2018

July 27-29, 2018

August 24 – 26, 2018

September 14 – 16, 2018

*Students completing the Part 1 course will select the Part 2 dates at the Part 1 course (may not register in advance)


March 23 – 24, 2018 – VANCOUVER

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All required documentation must be sent in to UBC Gunn IMS before you can register for any IMS Gunn courses. Please print out the  IMS Gunn Application Form 2017

***UBC has the right to alter or cancel the scheduling of the UBC/Gunn IMS course.


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