Payers & Providers

Connecting With Your Patient About Pain

Source: Oregon Pain Management Commission

This report provides guidance to health care providers on how to talk to patients about pain.

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Patients & Caregivers

Tips for Decreasing Your Medication

Source: Oregon Health Authority

This patient education guide offers advice to patients considering tapering their opioid pain medication.

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Patients & Caregivers

Tips for Getting Back to Physical Activity

Source: Oregon Health Authority

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.

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Patients & Caregivers

Alternative Pain Management Therapies – Minnesota Medicaid Benefit Coverage

Source: Minnesota Department of Human Services

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.

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Back to Health: A Study Comparing Yoga, Physical Therapy & Education for Chronic Low Back Pain – Yoga Teacher Training Manual

Evidence Ranking: Promising

Source: Boston Medical Center Program for Integrative Medicine & Health Care Disparities

In 2017, researchers at Boston Medical Center published a study where they compared the effectiveness of physical therapy to a manualized yoga program for the treatment of chronic low back pain. This document is the Yoga Teacher Training Manual used in the study.

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Back to Health: A Study Comparing Yoga, Physical Therapy & Education for Chronic Low Back Pain – Participant Guidebook

Evidence Ranking: Promising

Source: Boston Medical Center Program for Integrative Medicine & Health Care Disparities

In 2017, researchers at Boston Medical Center published a study comparing the effectiveness of physical therapy to a manualized yoga program for the treatment of chronic low back pain. This document is the participant guidebook to the yoga program.

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