Non-Surgical Medical Treatment of Chronic Pain - Pain Management Partners

Specializing in Non-Surgical Treatment of Chronic Pain

Welcome to Pain Management Partners!

Serving Lane County, we offer multifaceted pain management, quality service and in-depth knowledge. Pain Management Partners, LLC in Eugene, Oregon specializes in non-surgical medical treatment of intractable pain. Our nationally recognized medical practitioners emphasize comprehensive care with a multidisciplinary perspective. We offer thorough evaluation, treatment recommendations, coordination of care, and alternative approaches when usual options fail. Our Services >
Free chronic conditions workshop starts Sept. 10 at PMP
It can be very difficult to follow your doctor's recommend-
ations to lose weight, start an exercise plan or to stick with your physical therapy self-care plan, especially when you're living with one or more chronic conditions. If you need a jumpstart to get motivated again or to learn how to start living a healthier life, participate in "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," a free, six-week workshop available throughout the year at various sites locally.
  • Aug. 20 at South Hills Rhab, 1166 E. 28th Ave., in Eugene. Six Thursdays, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 10 at Pain Management Partners, 2401 River Road, in Eugene. Six Thursdays, 2-4:30 p.m.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is for anyone living with chronic conditions, such as chronic pain, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease or other illnesses. The workshop provides step-by-step instruction of self-management tools for your health, as well as every day life, and includes a guidebook. You'll learn skills in brainstorming, problem-solving, action planning, managing medications, dealing with fatigue and depression, working with health professionals and more. To register, call (541) 682-4103. Class size is limited, so sign up today.

"Living Well with Chronic Conditions" is a Stanford University licensed program administered through the Lane Council of Governments' (LCOG) Senior and Disabled Services program.

Pain Support Group meets monthly
If you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia or have a persistent pain condition or if you are a caregiver or family member who has questions about taking care of a loved one living with chronic pain, join us for monthly Pain Support Group meetings at Willamette Medical Center, 2401 River Road. The support group, which is free and open to the public, meets every second Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. in the waiting room of Pain Management Partners. For information contact: Janice VanCamp, fibrosupp11@yahoo.com. Read the Pain Support Group blog at: www.lanecountyfmsgroup.blogspot.com.
    Schedule:
    Sept. 8:    6-8 p.m., PMP, main level
    Oct. 13:   6-8 p.m., PMP, main level
    Nov. 10:  6-8 p.m., PMP, mail level

Travel Tips For Your Meds
Summer travel is the busiest travel time of the year. Sometimes we're in such a hurry to pack the cooler and load the kids and dog that we forget to make sure our pain medications are ready to travel, too. Follow these tips:
  • Carry only what you need for the trip, plus a day or two extra for potential travel delays.
  • Lock up remaining medications safely.
  • Travel with medication on your person or carry-on.
  • Use portable locking containers or lock boxes.
  • Use a hotel safe to lock up valuables and medicine.
  • Check for emergency medical care at your destination.
  • Carry a list of all of your medications, allergies and medical contact info, especially if going out of country.
  • Check your vaccine status and travel recommendations at: wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinat.htm.

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Feature Article: Trigger Point Stretches

Trigger points are small areas of tightly knotted muscle and connective tissue that cause localized and referred pain. By injecting anesthetic medicine into these points, the muscle can relax so patients can gently stretch the tissue back to normal length, bringing lasting pain relief.
 
Trigger points are known to cause or contribute to headaches, neck and jaw pain, low back pain, symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow, and many kinds of joint pain, mistakenly ascribed to arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis or ligament injury.
 
Trigger point injections are an effective treatment modality for inactivating trigger points and providing prompt relief of symptoms from myofascial pain syndrome.

View trigger point exercises for:
These exercises can be done several times a day in conjunction with your treatment plan.

Presentation and photos by Erin Mary Gray, Osteopathic Medical Student. 4th Year, Western University of Health Sciences COMP-NW, PMP project, July 2015.

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Feature Article: Helping Patients Understand Pain Medicine Management
Drs. Ron and Terri Lechnyr are Clinical Medical Psychologists, and have been serving Lane County for over 3 decades. Both medical psychologists noted complaints and misunderstandings from their patients about their health care providers' concerns and expectations. This article is written for the pain patient to clarify many questions concerning the difference between addiction and dependence when prescribed opioid medications, understanding the various issues in the treatment of chronic pain disorders and comprehending the goals of medications and other treatments that may be prescribed for the patient.

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Feature Article: Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Mysterious Disease or Not?
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is one of a group of chronic pain disorders producing painful symptoms characterized by long-term, body-wide pain with tender points. Symptoms often refer to joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues and can be confused with arthritis or connective tissue disease. Thought to be a primary neurological disorder

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Willamette Medical Center
2401 River Rd, Suite 101
Eugene OR 97404
Hours: M-F 9 am to 4 pm

Business Office: 541-431-0631
Pharmacy Line: 541-393-0061
Scheduling: 541-344-8469
Fax: 541-687-8631

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