Complementary & Integrative Pain Strategies

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University of Colorado Hospital Comfort Menu

The University of Colorado Hospital Comfort Menu shares ideas to lower pain without drugs. These therapies can also help patients heal faster.

Complementary Approaches for Mental Health Problems

This National Institutes of Health website focuses on complementary and integrative health approaches for a variety of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Learn about the latest findings using the resources located on this page.

Race Against Pain

The Race Against Pain website is a community for chronic pain sufferers. You can read inspiring stories of other people’s race against pain. Multiple tabs are available to discover history, community, e-cards, where to find help and forums to join.

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NfmCPA)

The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association is a global community uniting patients, policy makers and healthcare, medical and scientific communities to transform lives through visionary support, advocacy, research and education for fibromyalgia and chronic pain illnesses.

Nonpharmacological Approaches to Treatment of Chronic Pain: Status Report and Recommendations

Vermont’s Commissioner of Health submitted this status report to the Vermont legislature in January 2015 to discuss additional recommendations emerging from the work of the Unified Pain Management System Advisory Council (UPMSAC) on complementary and alternative Medicine. A link to an initial 2014 report is also included.

State Policies Related to Demonstrations and Access to Non-pharmacological, Integrative Pain Care

This March/April 2017 report, from State Pain Policy Advocacy Network (SPPAN), details pending legislation and laws passed that contain verbiage for non-opioid options.

Chronic Pain Management Therapies in Medicaid: Policy Considerations for Non-Pharmacological Alternatives to Opioids

The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) surveyed the 51 state Medicaid agencies in the U.S. to determine if specific programs or policies have been implemented to encourage or require non-opioid therapies for acute or chronic non-cancer pain. Read about the key findings, along with a brief review of the evidence base for opioids …

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program Locator

From the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, find a certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher in your area.

The International Association of Yoga Therapists Locator

Find an International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)-certified practitioner using this tool.

American Massage Therapy Association Therapist Locator

Find a massage therapist near you with the American Massage Therapy Association’s Find a Massage Therapist® national locator service.

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