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A whole-person perspective on quieting persistent pain from Australia. Watch video ›
Understand pain and learn how to make changes in your life to reduce it. Learn more ›
Our Persistent Pain Team provides outpatient treatment based on the premise that the pain response itself has become over-active.
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Get the training and tools to help your patients with persistent pain.
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New information shows us that when people understand how pain works, they have less pain. It’s our brains that create the pain we feel--not our bodies--which makes sense when we realize that our brains control all of the things that we feel and do. When we understand pain better, we do a better job of knowing how we can help ourselves and our health care providers.
Providence Persistent Pain program provides the information, tools and resources you need to live with less pain and return to the things you enjoy. We offer community classes, videos and written material to help you understand and reduce your pain.
Watch this video presentation from an Australian pain expert explaining what you can do about pain in five minutes.
The flood of opioid misuse and new guidelines aimed at reducing prescriptions for pain killers have created a dilemma for clinicians. How do you help patients understand and manage their persistent pain without opioids?...
Providence’s pain education classes now include an online, interactive option. The online classes are part of a pilot project designed to bring pain education directly to patients and reduce opioid use.