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Working together to understand pain and treat it safely

Knowledge and resources for people with persistent pain in Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties. Learn more »

Infographic: The Opioid Epidemic

Share this infographic to help your friends and neighbors understand the opioid epidemic and learn how to address their pain safely.

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AACT Beyond Pain

In this video, program creator and facilitator Lianne Dyche talks about AACT Beyond Pain, a program using modern pain science, evidence-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help participants understand what pain is and develop tools to change their experience of it.

We can.

Understand pain and treat it safely.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Upcoming Classes & Events

Resiliency Yoga Class

March 27, 2019 4:00PM Live Well Studio
Live Well Studio is offering a beginner friendly class called “Resiliency Yoga” and is designed for people working with persistent pain in their lives.
Weekly class

Resiliency Yoga Class

April 3, 2019 4:00PM Live Well Studio
Live Well Studio is offering a beginner friendly class called “Resiliency Yoga” and is designed for people working with persistent pain in their lives.
Weekly class

Pain Solutions: First Steps workshop, Corvallis

April 9, 2019 1:30PM Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Pain Solutions: First Steps is a free six-week workshop created for people who have persistent pain. It is led by a psychologist and a physical therapist. Learn that your pain can change and gain tools to reduce the impact of pain in your daily life.
Multi-week course

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Why It Hurts to Lose Sleep

January 28, 2019
Source: The New York Times
Sleep deprivation can make your physical aches more painful. A new study begins to explain how that happens.

Clinical Pain Science: A Transdisciplinary Approach - Portland, OR (April 26-27, 2019)

January 21, 2019
Source: Paradigm Education LLC
Clinical Pain Science provides a bridge between the science of pain and its application. The course will provide participants with an easy-to-apply conceptual model that simplifies how to understand pain. This model can then be used to ‘deconstruct’ their client’s pain to identify a therapeutic plan, where they can utilize their existing skill set (if applied differently).

Register for the 2019 Oregon Pain Summit (January 26th & 27th)

December 5, 2018
Source: PainWise, Mid-Valley Pain Alliance, and the Oregon Physical Therapy Association
The Oregon Pain Summit is intended to provide attendees with up-to-date, and clinically useful, pain science. During the Summit attendees will learn how all pain is constructed, how pain functions, and the impact of other health domains on pain.

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About PainWise

PainWise is a public resource created by a joint task force with healthcare partners throughout the Oregon counties of Benton, Lincoln, and Linn. We bring knowledge and resources to help patients, healthcare providers, and communities understand pain so they can treat it safely and effectively.