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Pain Management

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Pain affects thousands of service members and family members every day. The Military Health System is committed to providing safe and effective pain management options for all of our patients

 

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Retrain Your Brain 1

Living with Pain Retrain the Brain

“While rest is an important component to recovering from injuries and reducing your pain, sometimes you can reduce sensitivity and prevent chronic pain through physical activity. Talk to your doctor for more personalized advice and start retraining your brain with these resources: www.tricare.mil/PainManagement #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management - Paradigm

 Pain Management Paradigm

“When it comes to treating pain, we all wish for a fast fix. However, treating pain requires a holistic, gradual approach to restore patients to a higher level of function and return service members to full duty status. https://tricare.mil/HealthWellness/Featured-Health-Topic #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Opioid Safety 1

Pain Management Opioid Safety 2

“Opioids are a useful tool to manage extreme pain but can be extremely dangerous if misused. Talk to your doctor about how to SAFELY use opioids to temporarily manage pain and to develop a collaborative plan to taper you off opioids as soon as it is appropriate. You can learn more about MHS efforts to lower the risks of opioid misuse here: https:/ ...

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management - Stepped Care Model

Pain Management, Stepped Care Model

“DOD and VA developed a Stepped Care Model of pain management that utilizes evidence-based treatments to manage pain and seeks to prevent acute pain from becoming chronic. Learn more here: www.tricare.mil/painmanagement #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management Opioid Safety 2

Pain Management Opioid Safety 3

“Common prescription opioids like Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, and Morphine are highly addictive and can be extremely dangerous if misused. Pay attention to these signs of abuse and seek help immediately if they present themselves. Learn more about opioid safety here: https://www.tricare.mil/opioidsafety #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Opioid Safety 4

Pain Management Opioid Misuse Prevention

“Opioids are serious medications. Ensure you’re prepared to use them safely before going home with a prescription. Check out these tips and click on the link below to find helpful resources and learn more: https://www.tricare.mil/opioidsafety #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Opioid Safety 3

Pain Management Opioid  Safety

“Learn the names of common prescription opioids so you can stay vigilant about your pain management medications. These medications are highly addictive, so talk to your doctor about the risks of use early to minimize complications. https://www.tricare.mil/opioidsafety #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Acute vs. Chronic Pain

 Pain Management Acute vs Chronic

“Acute and chronic pain often require different treatments, so it’s important to understand their fundamental differences. Learn more about pain management here: www.tricare.mil/painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management Main Graphic

Pain Management Graphic

“No one should have to live with pain. If you experience chronic pain, see your health care provider immediately to find and start the right treatment. Remember, there is hope for pain relief and you’re not alone. Learn how to assess your pain at: https://health.mil/News/Articles/2021/09/17/DVPRS-pain-scale #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management Secondary Graphic

Pain Management enterprise

“Everyone experiences and responds to pain differently, so there’s no “one-size-fits-all” approach to treating it. Your medical provider will work with you to find the best treatments for you. Learn more here: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Conditions-and-Treatments/Pain-Management #Painmanagement #PainParadigm”

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Retrain Your Brain 2

Living with Pain Retrain the Brain B

“Understanding where pain comes from and why it happens is crucial to treatment. Treating pain often starts with retraining your brain through lifestyle changes in sleep, diet, or exercise. Learn some ways service members can manage their pain: https://health.mil/News/Articles/2021/09/30/Five-ways-to-manage-chronic-pain-for-military-wellness ...

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Sep 9, 2022

Pain Management: Retrain Your Brain 3

Living with Pain, Retrain the Brain C

“Your mental and emotional state has more physical effects than you might suspect. You can start to reduce your chronic pain by reducing the stress you feel in your daily life. Learn more here: https://www.tricare.mil/painmanagement #PainParadigm”

Last Updated: August 04, 2023
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