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This year over 150 people attended the 6th annual Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Event held April 28-30 in Eugene. This free event included 10 hours of community health education over three days at three different locations. Pain Management Partners is a leader in community health education on this chronic disease. Sessions included the Thursday Fibro Forum, a two-hour panel of health experts providing information on what fibromyalgia is, the signs, symptoms, causes and methods of treatment. The alternative therapies of music therapy, art therapy, MELT Method chronic pain exercise program and Mindfulness and Meditation were offered at the Friday Open House. Gourmet teas and 15-minute massages were also offered. The event wrapped up on Saturday with two hours of aquatics at Tamarack Pool including physical therapy exercises, Ai Chi and 15-minute watsu treatments.
See the flier and schedule to review this year's sessions and all of the amazing health care providers that donated their time and expertise . Another successful year! Thank you to all who participated and to those who attended!
Thursday, April 28
Opening forum of medical and wellness experts who presented the latest health information on Thursday, April 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Community Credit Union community room, located at 545 E. 8th Ave. (next to the new federal courthouse). The expert panel included:
Friday, April 29
An open house was new this year on Friday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Willamette Medical Center, 2401 River Road, in the community room (lower level). Four classes of supporting and alternative pain management therapies were well attended. Tea from Labrang Tea Traders was served and Richard Bailey of GreenWay Massage offered 15-minute neck and shoulder massages during the open house. The schedule included:
Saturday, April 30
The water therapy session was held from 3-5 p.m. at Tamarack Aquatic Center, 3575 Donald St., Suite No. 300. Axis Physical Therapy & Rehab started off the session with 20 minutes of water adaptation exercises, followed by 40 minutes of Ai Chi, a slow-movement exercise based on Tai Chi done in shoulder-depth, 92-degree saltwater for exercise and therapeutic benefits. Lena Houston-Davisson, MPT, led the Ai Chi class. During the water movement classes, 15-minute Watsu treatments were also offered.
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Q: How does the Affordable Care Act affect the treatment of pain?
Thousands of individuals, who previously had none, now have health insurance. Some with previous insurance switched companies during open enrollment. Approximately, 1/3 to 1/2 of the newly insured experience chronic, persisting pain. Unexpectedly, their pain treatments may not be covered by health insurance and some pain medications may become unaffordable. What are some of the options? Low cost pain care is available if you know where to look. Start by visiting your primary care doctor and ask for a full review of your care. Generic medications may be available. Referrals for community acupuncture, chiropractic and physical therapy may be offered. Exercise, aquatic and fitness centers, community programs and sliding scale options such as Tamarack Wellness Center Aquatic Program may be just the ticket to affordable pain management. Click below for some low cost options.
Pain Management Partners is proud to announce it's location as an anchor site for the Living Well with Chronic Pain Workshop. Living Well Workshops will be held four times a year at our home at Willamette Medical Center, 2401 River Road. If you need help dealing with your chronic pain, join us for this free, six-week workshop.
Workshops will be held quarterly, each season. Living Well offers three different workshops: Living Well with Chronic Conditions, Living Well with Diabetes, and the newest workshop added in 2016, Living Well with Chronic Pain. The workshops provide step-by-step instruction of self-management tools for your health, as well as everyday 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 the Living Well program at (541) 682-4103. Class size is limited, so sign up today.
The Living Well workshops are Stanford University-licensed programs administered through the Lane Council of Government's (LCOG) Senior and Disabled Services program.
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