Pain Management Resources

Discover our Patient Resources page, your go-to source for exploring therapeutic pain management options such as yoga and aquatic therapy, empowering your journey towards a more comfortable and active life.

Tai Chi/Movement Therapy: Yang Family Tai Chi Center

Dr. James Fox and Pacific Sports and Spine Dr. Greg Moore have been practicing and teaching Tai Chi for a combined 50+ years, with an emphasis on the spirituality and serenity of TaiChi and movement therapy. By incorporating deep breathing with movement, Tai Chi can promote both mental and physical health. For more information visit

Aquatics: Request a physician referral 

Getting involved in aquatics programs may help improve a wide range of medical conditions, including chronic pain, arthritis, PTSD, fibromyalgia, depression and diabetes. Circulation, blood pressure, edema, kidney function, and more may also be improved by movement in warm water. 

Yoga Classes: Glow Yoga-Eugene

Operated by caring, experienced instructors, GlowYoga is an inclusive studio that welcomes people of all ages and abilities. This type of practice can improve core strength, improve flexibility and endurance and improve overall well-being. 

Physical Therapy: Request a physician referral

Physical therapists play an important role in managing chronic pain. They administer treatments that include strengthening and flexibility exercises, manual therapy, posture awareness and body mechanics instruction. Ask your Pacific Sports & Spine doctor how physical therapy may benefit you.

Acupuncture: Request a physician referral

A number of studies suggest that acupuncture, an aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine, may work particularly well for those with chronic pain such as back and neck pain, osteoarthritis/knee pain, and headaches including migraines. Neither Medicaid nor Medicare covers acupuncture, but some insurance companies do. Ask your Pacific Sports & Spine doctor how acupuncture may benefit you.

Chiropractic Care: Request a physician referral

Chiropractors use a variety of non-surgical treatments, such as spinal manipulation, to address chronic pain symptoms. Chiropractors can work on inflammation and muscle tension. Various chiropractic care treatments may help you manage acute or chronic pain caused by a neck pain or back pain condition, such as a herniated disc. Ask your Pacific Sports & Spine doctor how chiropractic care may benefit you.