Alerts

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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Announcements

New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

Operation LiveWell

Performance Triad

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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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Pain Management

Xray IMGMost Warfighters experience pain at some point in their careers. For some Warfighters pain is temporary, but for many others it’s a long or even chronic experience. Sometimes the treatment of pain is relatively simple. Other times pain needs to be treated or managed by healthcare providers.

This section of HPRC’s website contains resources to help you manage your pain. It also will keep you up-to-date with what the DoD and Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are doing to improve the treatment and management of pain.

Pain management logo For information geared towards healthcare providers, check out the Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management website. Their mission is to improve pain management and its treatment in military and civilian medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about pain and pain management.
Self-Care Strategies
In this section you'll find pain treatments you can do on your own, or after some minor coaching from a healthcare provider.
Healthcare Provider Strategies
In this section you'll find strategies to discuss with your healthcare provider for how to manage pain.
Interactive Resources
This section provides links to questionnaires, assessments, and other tools you can use to monitor and help manage your pain. Some may be helpful to track your pain over time and/or give to your healthcare providers. Others offer information and support.
Resources
Websites, tools, programs, and reports on pain management.