INTRODUCTION TO PAIN
Understanding Pain in less than 5 minutes (YouTube video)
Retrain Pain (extremely short slides in 8 lessons)
Explain Pain (YouTube TedTalk)
Pain is Weird (lengthy article, but entertaining)
Low Back Pain Care and Treatment (YouTube video)
PAIN RELIEF TOOLS AND SELF CARE
Pain Toolkit (website with more resources)
Pain and Injury Survival Tips (lots of suggestions on how to help with pain)
Living Well with Pain (pdf)
Ben Barnes at Concentra – 2225 NW Town Center Drive, Beaverton (503) 726-1021. He takes health insurance.
Betsy Estacio with Integrate Physical Therapy & Bodywork – www.integrateptbewell.com
Dr. Kristine Dearborn with Oregon Spine and Disc in Hillsboro
Thao at www.thaosalonstudio.com She does it all- hair, skin, nails. She is talented and super outgoing. You’ll have fun, I promise
Marie Epsey at Twyst Salon in Beaverton. She books her own appointments (541) 915-9180. Also very talented with a lovely personality.
Bethany’s Table www.bethanystable.com
Brooklyn Trattoria https://www.brooklyntrattoria.com I love everything
The Meating Place www.meatingplace.com The daily special at the café will leave you speechless. And grossly full.
Amelia’s www.ameliasmexicanfood.com The best Mexican food and the best margaritas (no mixers!)
Decadent Creations www.decadentcreations. Ohmygosh the best sweets and desserts ever!
Montinore Estate www.montinore.com My absolute favorite
Kramer Vineyards www.kramervineyards.com. They have sparkling!
Torii Mor Winery www.toriimorwinery.com
WORKOUT ADDICTIONS AND RECREATION
The Movement Park www.themovementpark.com in Hillsboro. It’s Parkour and so much more! I love the adult Wednesday night class.
Western Bike Works www.westernbikeworks.com on NW 17th in Portland. I can’t say enough good things about these people. I went in there hapless and ignorant for a road bike and a trainer and came out a pro.
Portland Running Company www.portlandrunningcompany.com in Beaverton. The only place I buy my running shoes.
Next Adventure for paddle sports www.nextadventure.net You’ll leave there smarter and with a kayak. Rightfully so.
StarCycle www.starcycleride.com Spinning in the dark to loud dance and hip-hop music? Um, yes please.
Mediterra Swim www.mediterraswim.com I can’t say enough wonderful things about Coach Mat in this short space- knowledgeable, patient, approachable, just to name a few.