Conference – May 29 & 30
A Thoughtful Approach to Pain Management
PROFILE: Who We AreThe Oregon Pain Guidance group (OPG) is a diverse group of healthcare professionals from Jackson and Josephine Counties. The group was formed to engage healthcare professionals and community partners on the current opioid problem, to learn best practices for managing complex, chronic non-cancer pain (CCNP) and to bring them into standardized, general use in Southern Oregon.
RESOURCES: Download OPG GuidelinesThese guidelines are resources for local prescribers to help them understand and adopt best practices for the treatment of complex chronic non-cancer pain. Download and print these guidelines (PDF).
VIDEO: Lorimer Moseley – Why Things Hurt. His personal experience with pain after being bitten by a deadly snake.
VIDEO: Addiction is NOT Rare in Pain Patients. Prescribers and the public have been misinformed about the risk of addiction.
Resources: for Patients and FamiliesChronic pain is something we will all have to learn to manage at some point in our lives. We provide you with tools and resources to help you manage your pain and accomplish your personal goals safely.
KOBI TV VIDEOS: Funded with a grant from the US Department of Justice and airing several times a week on KOBI TV.
- Who is to blame for misuse of opioids?
- It’s one of the toughest things to ask.
- Doctors can reduce opioid prescriptions.
- Better ways to treat pain.
VIDEO: This 5 minute animated video tells you everything you need to know about chronic pain.