This resource is a patient education guide for how to return to physical activity after injury or chronic pain with guidance about how physical activity can help patients manage their pain.
This 2019 patient/provider decision tool lists alternative pain management therapies that may be considered as an alternative to opioids and whether or not listed treatments are covered by Minnesota Medicaid health plans.
These presentation slides provide an overview of the elements of yoga and briefly review studies of the effectiveness of yoga to treat chronic pain. A thorough summary of yoga principles including a discussion of meditation/mindfulness practices.
This 2016 publication reviews Medicaid policies to encourage or require non-opioid treatments for acute or chronic non-cancer pain.
In 2019, CMS issued this informational bulletin to state Medicaid directors describing strategies state Medicaid programs could adopt to provide non-opioid and non-medication based treatments for chronic pain.