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)
Dr. Katherine Hoffman with Ancora Wellness. She specializes in mental health and longetity
Dr. Kirstin Wilson with Nurture Integrative Health Clinic. She specializes in neurology, endocrine disorders, and autoimmune conditions
Dr. Kristine Dearborn with Oregon Spine and Disc in Hillsboro
Thao at Thao Salon Studio – She does it all- hair, skin, nails. She is talented and super outgoing. You’ll have fun, I promise
Atoya at The Curly Hair Studio. If you have curls, you need to see Atoya.
Bree Goodwin with Painterly Beauty for lashes, waxing, and make-up.
WORKOUT ADDICTIONS AND RECREATION
The Movement Park in Hillsboro. It’s Parkour and so much more! I love the adult Wednesday night class.
Western Bike Works 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 in Beaverton. The only place I buy my running shoes.
Next Adventure for paddle sports, You’ll leave there smarter and with a kayak. Rightfully so.
StarCycle – Spinning in the dark to loud dance and hip-hop music? Um, yes please.
Mediterra Swim – I can’t say enough wonderful things about Coach Mat in this short space- knowledgeable, patient, approachable, just to name a few.
Lifesport Coaching – Are you a multisporter? You definitely need these people.