Resources for People with Pain
Although these resources aim to educate and offer assistance in seeking care for pain management and co-occurring conditions, they are not intended to replace treatment by a healthcare professional.
From the PMC
Talking About Chronic Pain
It is important to honestly and openly share your experiences with chronic pain with your provider(s). You’ll want to be prepared for a series of questions that providers are likely to ask. Think about the following items, and perhaps take notes about your pain experience for a few weeks prior to the appointment.
Informational PDFs and Worksheets
Created by the VA Center for Integrated Health, the following links direct you to a series of PDFs that provide strategies and pathways for managing pain.