Pain Management Resources

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When you have chronic pain, it is important to understand the various ways it can be treated. In some situations, when dosed appropriately, prescription opioids are an appropriate medical treatment. However with opioid abuse becoming an unprecedented national health epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended safe alternatives. Below is Beaumont's commitment to providing our patients with various resources on alleviating their chronic pain in safe and proven ways, including but not limited to Behavioral Medicine, Integrative Medicine, physical and occupational therapies to restore functioning, and a wide variety of daily coping techniques. 


Be sure to work with your doctor on a plan that helps safely increase your comfort level, and tell your nurse or doctor when you are having new pain that is different than your chronic pain. Together we can help make a difference in your quality of life, helping you to manage your pain and take steps to a healthier you.


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Beaumont offers a variety of resources to help you and your family manage pain safely and effectively

Pain Management at Beaumont

Beaumont's Centers for Pain Medicine

Our centers provide a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary pain management program which can include interventions to reduce pain severity, medication management, behavioral health visits with a pain psychologist and pain coping support groups. 

Locations

Contact a location near you to start making a difference in your quality of life.


Beaumont's Women's Urology and Pelvic Health Center

The Women’s Urology and Pelvic Health Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak offers care and treatment for women with uro-genital problems and chronic pelvic pain.  We have specialists in urology, uro-gynecology, gynecology, colo-rectal surgery, hormone treatment, pelvic floor physical therapy, pain psychology, sex therapy, and Integrative Medicine services. Call 248-898-0898 to make an appointment.

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

Integrative Medicine modalities directly affect the body’s physiological healing process while assisting the mind-body-spirit connection to enhance the healing process. The following is an assortment of Integrative Medicine treatments Beaumont offers to help promote pain relief, create optimal conditions for health, and encourage vitality while facilitating a sense of well-being.

SELF-HELP TOOLS

There are several resources designed to help you treat your pain effectively; as pain is not solely a physical phenomenon. Below you will find additional tools including exercises, mindfulness tips, and even diets that will help address the physical, psychological, and emotional aspects of your pain.

BOOKS

  • Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Recovery Strategies - Pain Guide Book by Dr. Greg Lehman
  • Why Pelvic Pain Hurts - Neuroscience Education for Patients with Pelvic Pain by Adriaan Louw, Sandra Hilton, and Carolyn Vandyken
  • You are Not Your Pain by Vidyamala Burch

Smart Phone Apps

Below is an assortment of practices and exercises designed to help you manage stress, depression, or practice mindfulness in a portable and hands-on way. Search for these in the Apple App Store or on Google Play.

Stress / Anxiety

  • Breathe2Relax
  • Calm
  • Stop, Breathe and Think
  • Mindshift

Depression / Mood

  • Depression Test
  • Optimism



Mindfulness / Meditation

  • Mindfulness Coach
  • Headspace