• Women Veterans and chronic pain

    Chronic pain interferes with women Veterans’ daily lives. Talk to your VA provider about an individualized pain management plan.

  • Women Veterans: Relief is available for pelvic pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is a common condition in women Veterans. VA health care providers can identify causes and provide treatment options.

  • Introducing the Whole Health for Veterans with Chronic Pain podcast

    A new “Whole Health for Veterans with Chronic Pain” podcast offers fresh perspectives on chronic pain management for Veterans.

  • Aquatic therapy helps Veterans overcome physical and cognitive challenges

    Aquatic therapy helps Veterans overcome physical and cognitive challenges. Sixty-minute sessions are offered for patients in a heated swimming pool at Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville Florida.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Army Veteran Pete

    VA helped Pete battle alcoholism, live better, and overcome chronic pain. And Pete found a sense of belonging with VA.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Army Veteran Woodi

    Practicing yoga helps Woodi manage her pain. Now this Army Veteran is less dependent on painkillers, more relaxed, and lives better.

  • Army Veteran finds purpose in Adaptive Sports – and a new career

    After a quadriplegic C-spine injury left her in a wheelchair, Army Veteran Desiree Emilio-Duverge reinvented herself by embracing change, learning adaptive sports and becoming her own boss.

  • Medically Complex Telerehabilitation program “saved my life”

    Medially Complex Telerehabilitation addresses functional and motivational needs of Vets through their individual telerehabilitation and coaching sessions. There’s also camaraderie and social support.

  • Physical therapy program reduces chronic pain for older Veterans

    California VA physical therapy program combines exercises with instruction on the neuroscience of pain to help older Veterans increase mobility, reduce chronic pain and improve quality of life.

  • VA’s Women’s Health Transition Training brings information to transitioning service women

    Training conducted virtually by a woman Veteran who has experience with VA services. Women from various VA clinics and facilities around the country answer questions about specific women’s services.

  • Insomnia disorder common in post-9/11 Veterans

    Post-9/11 Veterans have “alarmingly high rates” of insomnia disorder, according to a VA San Diego Healthcare System study. More than half of the Veterans studied had the disorder. Insomnia rates were even higher in Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and chronic pain.

  • Women’s Health Transition Training

    VA’s Women’s Health Transition Training program will be offered virtually twice a day through mid-December to allow more women to attend. Focus is educating Servicewomen on the services offered by VA.

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