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Americal Chronic Pain Association
  • Americal Chronic Pain Association

    The Americal Chronic Pain Association's mission is to facilitate peer support and education. They bring awareness among the health care community, policy makers and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.

Chronic Pain: WebMD
  • Chronic Pain: WebMD

    Chronic pain is different from acute pain. With chronic pain, the body keeps hurting weeks, months, or even years after the injury. Doctors often define chronic pain as any pain that lasts for 3 to 6 months or more.

Fibromyalgia Center: WebMD
  • Fibromyalgia Center: WebMD

    Fibromyalgia syndrome affects the muscles and soft tissue. Symptoms include chronic muscle pain, fatigue, sleep problems, and painful tender points or trigger points, which can be relieved through medications, lifestyle changes and stress management.

Fibromyalgia Overview: Mayo Clinic
  • Fibromyalgia Overview: Mayo Clinic

    Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals.

Fibromyalgia: American College of Rheumatology
  • Fibromyalgia: American College of Rheumatology

    Fibromyalgia is a common neurologic health problem that causes widespread pain and tenderness (sensitivity to touch). The pain and tenderness tend to come and go, and move about the body. Most often, people with this chronic (long-term) illness are fatigued (very tired) and have sleep problems. The diagnosis can be made with a careful examination.

Oregon Pain Management Commission
  • Oregon Pain Management Commission

    The Oregon Pain Management Commission provides specific training required for Oregon's Pain Management Program: "Advancing Pain Management in Oregon." This program provides people help in managing chronic pain and raises awareness about chronic pain issues among health care providers, policy makers and the general public.

Prevention Lane County: Community Health
  • Prevention Lane County: Community Health

    A community health improvement plan (CHIP) sets out to tackle public health problems based on results of community health assessment activities. We use our CHIP as we connect with community partners to help address five key priority areas in Lane County: Access to services; health equity; obesity; substance abuse & addictions; and tobacco.

Center for Family Development
  • Center for Family Development

    CFD offers services and supports for individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental health/behavioral issues. Our programs address these matters and the contexts in which they occur.

Living Well with Chronic Pain
  • Living Well with Chronic Pain

    Living Well with Chronic Pain is a self-management program developed by Stanford University to help people live and cope with a range of chronic conditions. With one of our Living Well workshops (including Diabetes and Chronic Conditions), people gain the skills needed to take control of a chronic condition and live life to the fullest. Caregivers and family members are welcome to join, as well.

Tamarack Aquatic Center
  • Tamarack Aquatic Center

    Tamarack Aquatic Center is a therapeutic 92-degree saltwater community pool, which is a safe, ideal environment for relieving pain and stiffness caused by chronic pain, back pain, arthritis and other chronic conditions. Tamarack offers free Ai Chi classes Saturdays from 3-4 p.m. and a full swim class schedule. For information, call 541-683-7506.

Eugene Yoga
  • Eugene Yoga

    EUGENE YOGA is a sanctuary for body, mind, and spirit. Serving our community by offering sustainable, safe yoga for every body.

The Trauma Healing Project
  • The Trauma Healing Project

    We envision a vibrant and connected community where anyone impacted by violence, abuse or other trauma receives the support and attention they need to fully recover and to reach their highest potential. We work with community members, professionals and organizations to raise awareness and to identify, develop and promote many options for healing and for preventing trauma. A monthly schedule of wellness services is available on the website.

Axis Physical Therapy & Rehab, Inc
  • Axis Physical Therapy & Rehab, Inc

    Axis Physical Therapy & Rehab offers hands-on treatment for a wide variety of issues. Their full range of physical therapy treatments include addressing musculoskeletal disorders, rehabilitation from surgery or injury, therapeutic exercise for specific conditions, motor vehicle injuries, state-of-the-art manual therapy and pain management.

Joint and Spine Institute: Prolotherapy
  • Joint and Spine Institute: Prolotherapy

    Prolotherapy, also known as Proliferative Therapy or Regenerative Injection Therapy (RIT), is the injection of a dextrose solution into an injured tendon or ligament to cause irritation for the purpose of stimulating the body’s natural healing process in order to strengthen weakened areas, improve function, and reduce pain.

Regenerative Injection Therapy
  • Regenerative Injection Therapy

    Prolotherapy is the process of injecting various substances into ligaments and tendon attachments for the purpose of proliferating the collagen in these connective tissues. This form of treatment is directed to ligaments and connective tissue to help heal chronic injury and improve the attenuation of ligaments that occurs secondary to progressive degeneration of the disc.

Prolotherapy FAQs
  • Prolotherapy FAQs

    Prolotherapy also know as regenerative injection therapy, sclerotherapy, (proliferative therapy), ligament reconstruction therapy, and fibro-osseous injection therapy, is a recognized orthopedic procedure that stimulates the body's nature healing processes to strengthen joints weakened by traumatic or over-use injury.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Call 1-800-273-8255. We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Institute of Mental Health

    Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Poison Control:  American Association of Poison Control Centers
Responsible Medication Disposal U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Responsible Medication Disposal U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    Unused medicines must be disposed of properly to avoid harm to family, friends and animals. Please do not throw prescriptions or medicines in the trash or flush down the toilet due to creating harm to the environment. Always dispose of your expired or unused prescriptions by dropping them off at your medical clinic or any law enforcement agency, who can accept them at all times, for proper disposal.