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Knowledge and resources to manage pain safely

Working together to better understand pain in Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties. Learn more »

PainWise Infographic: The Opioid Epidemic

Print and share this infographic to help understand the opioid epidemic, and what it means to manage pain safely.

Painwise infographic

Video: ACT Beyond Pain Program

Program creator and facilitator, Lianne Dyche, provides an overview of ACT Beyond Pain. The program uses modern pain science and evidence-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to guide students in an understanding of pain, and in developing tools with which to change their respective pain experiences.

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Manage pain safely in our community.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Upcoming Classes & Events

Resiliency Yoga Class

December 19, 2018 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, Albany

January 17, 2019 2:30PM Samaritan Albany General Hospital
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

Pain Solutions: First Steps workshop, Corvallis

January 22, 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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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.

Oregon surgeon finds opioids mostly unnecessary for thyroid surgeries

November 13, 2018
Source: The Oregonian/OregonLive
An endocrine surgeon at OHSU Hospital found that she could reduce opioid prescriptions by changing the way pain is treated.

Signing Opioid Law, Trump Pledges To End 'Scourge' Of Drug Addiction

October 24, 2018
National Public Radio (NPR)
With the nation reeling from an epidemic of drug overdose deaths, President Trump signed legislation Wednesday that is aimed at helping people overcome addiction and preventing addictions before they start.

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About PainWise

PainWise is a public resource created by a joint task force with health care partners located throughout Benton, Lincoln, and Linn counties in Oregon. Our goal is to end the opioid epidemic in our communities through education and resources on pain and pain management.