Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PMRS) - Veteran Health Indiana
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Veteran Health Indiana

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PMRS)

Program

Description

Acupuncture-Complimentary Integrative Health (CIH)

Veterans with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Headaches

For PMRS acupuncture information contact Pat Richwine at 317-988-2909

The Provider orders a PMRS Chiropractor New Evaluation consult for acupuncture therapy when other therapies are inappropriate or have failed, or when acupuncture therapy is needed in conjunction with an integrated treatment plan. The chiropractor will clinically review the consult.

Acu-detox

Veterans

Class located at Indianapolis VA Hospital

For questions call
317-988-4996

10 classes.

Thursdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Aquatic Therapy-Complimentary Integrative Health (CIH)

Veterans with Chronic Pain 

General information call   1-888-606-8198; Local issues or concerns call
317-988-1740

Patient should have evidence to support failure of land based therapy (walking program bicycling, etc.)

Battlefield Acupuncture

Veterans with chronic pain

Class located at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho (Pike) Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions call
317-974-4000

Once weekly, patient desired date.

Chair Yoga

Veterans with chronic pain

Class located only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000

10 classes.

Chair Yoga class held:

Mondays 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tuesdays 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Thursdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Chronic Pain and You

Veterans with Chronic Pain

Wednesdays
10:00am-11:30am 

Call the PMRS Chronic Pain Clinic at 317-988-4996 Self-refer

For information please contact the PMRS Chronic Pain clinic at 317-988-4996.

Chiropractic Therapy- Complimentary Integrative Health (CIH)

Veterans with Chronic Pain 

Contact Pat Richwine in PMRS at 317-988-2909 for general information.

Primary Care Provider orders PMRS Chiropractor New Evaluation consult indicating "spine related pain" when other therapies are inappropriate or have failed or when chiropractic therapy is in conjunction with and integrated treatment plan. The chiropractor will clinically review the consult.        

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Group for Chronic Pain

*Consult required*

Veterans

Class located only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions please call:
317-974-4000

 10 classes.

Thursdays 2:30pm-4:00pm

Creative Arts Group for Chronic Pain

Veterans with Chronic Pain

*Consult Required*

Class location only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000

 

10 classes:

Wednesdays 2:30pm-4:00pm

Healthier Living with Chronic Pain  

Veterans with chronic pain

Contact the Veterans Health Education and Information Coordinator at
317-988-4009 for offering dates and times.                              

Peer lead self-management support workshop to learn strategies that help you take care of your chronic pain. Veterans may self-refer

Hope and Healing

Veterans with chronic pain

Class located only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000


 10 classes.

Wednesdays 10:00am - 11:30am.

iRest-Meditative Practice

Veterans with chronic pain

Class located at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho (Pike) Indy Foundation YMCA


5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions call
317-974-4000

8 classes.

Mondays 10:00am - 11:30am.

Integrated Restoration (iREST)

Women Veterans

Every Thursday 1:30pm-3:00pm

For questions or more information contact
Pat Richwine 988-2909

iREST is short for Integrative Restoration. It is evidence based approach to restore mind and body to natural functioning through guided mediation and self-inquiry. iREST provides you with tools to help you relax deeply and release stress. It can also promote health and well-being, build attention and mindfulness, calm nervous system, integrate difficult thoughts and emotions, build healthy and flexible sense of self.

Men's Recreation Therapy Chronic Pain Group

Veterans with Chronic Pain

Class located only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000

Please call 317-974-4000 for class information

Opioid Ed class

Veterans

Class located at Indianapolis VA Hospital

For questions call
317-988-4996

 1 class.

1st Friday of month, 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Pain Nutrition

Veterans

Class located at Indianapolis VA Hospital, room A-1454

For questions call
317-988-4996

1 class.

2nd Friday of the month, 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

PNE-Pain Neuroscience Education

Veterans

Class located at Indianapolis VA Hospital, room A-1454

For questions call
317-988-4996

1 class.

3rd Friday of the month, 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

Rehabilitation Intervention Therapy Services (RITS)

For information about the program or referring a patient, contact the RITS social worker at
317-988-2655 or
317-988-2761

The RITS Unit provides inpatient medical rehabilitation for Veterans who have problems caring for themselves due to illness or injury.

Sleep Group

Veterans

Class located at Indianapolis VA Hopsital, room A-1454

For questions call
317-988-4996

 1 class.

4th Friday of the month, 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Tai Chi for Pain and Stress Management

Veterans with Chronic Pain

Class located at only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000

10 classes.

Mondays  1:15pm - 2:15pm
Wednesdays 9:00am - 10:00am
Wednesdays  1:15pm - 2:15pm
Fridays  7:45am - 8:45am

TENS-transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation unit

Veterans with back pain

PMRS Chronic Pain Clinic 317-988-4996

Provider enters Physical Medicine Physical Therapy Outpatient consult "instruct and dispense TENS unit only". Physical Therapist will clinically review the consult.

Walking Group

Veterans with Chronic Pain

Class located only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000

18 classes. 

*Must be able to walk 10 minutes*

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00am - 10:30am.

Women's Recreation Therapy Chronic Pain Group

Veterans with chronic pain

Class located only at the VA Wellness Clinic @ the Ortho Indy Foundation YMCA

5315 Lafayette Road
Indianapolis, IN  46254

For questions and class enrollment please call:
317-974-4000

Please call 317-974-4000 for class information

Contact

Feedback and Questions
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