VHA Pain Management
For Veterans/Public - Medical Treatments
This section provides links to tools on "Medical Treatments," developed for Veterans/Public.
Medical Treatments may include:
- Medications; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (like ibuprofen), tramadol, and some anti-seizure or anti-depressant medications.
- Injections like botulinum toxin and cortisone can sometimes be used to manage certain types of pain for a short term.
Resources - Medical Treatments
|Title and Link||Source||Description|
|VA/DOD OT CPG Patient Summary (pdf)||VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines||Clinical Practice guidelines based on the latest information.|
|Opioid Safety||Department of Veterans Affairs||Link to patient and family education about opioid safety.|
|VA Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Program Locator||Department of Veterans Affairs||The program locator will help you find local VA Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Programs.|