Pain-management resources

If you’re experiencing pain for more than 6 weeks, make sure to visit your healthcare provider to help identify what’s most effective in treating your pain and providing relief. Learn about yoga, mindfulness, medicines, exercises, and other treatments that can help you manage your pain.

Living with pain
Get handouts and expert advice from MedlinePlus, watch videos, and review research about different types of pain and available treatments.

Safely manage pain
Patients and providers can learn about pain treatments, opioid safety, and other useful resources from the VA. Find out about the social aspects associated with experiencing pain too.

Chronic pain: In-depth
Mind-body strategies such as yoga, meditation, and relaxation can help you manage chronic pain. Learn about the latest studies and effective treatments from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Pain management in military and civilian medicine
Review cutting-edge research on the most effective ways to manage your pain and get expert recommendations from the Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management.

More resources for treating chronic pain
This resource page includes links to facts about chronic pain, a directory of healthcare providers who offer treatment, and other useful information from healthfinder.gov.

See also HPRC’s “Where do you serve?” section for your branch of service for additional policy and other branch-specific information. See our home page for links to each service branch.