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VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

 

Pain Management

Pain Management

Program

Information

Aqua Worx

Exercise class in heated therapy pool to help improve physical condition, decrease pain, and burn calories. 

Fridays 1:30-2:20pm.

 Contact Las Vegas YMCA

702-476-6145

Stress Management Group

Learn stress & pain reduction skills including deep breathing & progressive muscle relaxation.

3rd Thursday of every month 2-3:30pm

VAMC and PCCs via videoconference. 

Contact Maryosa Sinnett, RN

702-791-9000 ext 15618

No referral necessary. 

Warriors Unwound

An introductory, slow-paced yoga group to improve sleep, manage pain, improve well-being.

Tru Yoga & Down Dog Diagnostics.

Contact Mindi Hunsaker, CTRS

702-791-9000 ext 13202.

Requires referral by your provider. 

HU Meditation & Guided Imagery

To reduce stress, enhance healing, & improve wellness.

Available at PRRC, VAMC, and all PCCs.

Led by Marie Nguyen, VA Volunteer.

Click here for locations and times.

Integrated Pain Management Clinic

Services include acupuncture, chiropractic, physical therapy, kinesiotherapy, and osteomanipulative therapy.

Requires referral by your provider.

Interventional Pain Management

Injections for better pain management.

Requires referral by your provider.

Tai Chi/Chi Gung Group

Guided movement to improve balance, flexibility, and promote healing.

Mondays 5:15-6:15 at Mental Health Clinic at VAMC.

Contact Pam Rinato, LCSW

702-791-9062

No referral necessary.

Mantram Repetition Classes: Relaxation Techniques

8-week group occurring 2 times/year

Contact Lisa Paoni, LCSW 702-791-9000 ext 12433 or Kiki Wallace, LCSW 702-396-7518

Alpha-Stim

Non-invasive treatment to promote relief from anxiety, depression, pain, and improve sleep.

Requires referral by your provider. Veteran will undergo a trial to determine if further treatment is warranted.

Chair Stretching & Aerobics

Helps increase physical, psychosocial, and cognitive activity through movement within a group setting.

Contact Nancy DeBello, CTRS

702-791-9000 ext 15186

Requires referral by your provider.

Salt rooms, flotation therapy, & sensory deprivation tanks to promote relaxation, pain relief, and improve sleep.

Float Centers of Nevada

http://www.floatcetnersnv.com

702-202-0181

NV Float

www.nvfloat.com

Milan Institute & Nevada School of Massage Therapy Public Clinic

Offer massage, acupressure, trigger point therapy, reflexology, aromatherapy

Students in training offer discounted rates.

www.milaninstitute.edu

702-671-4242

www.steinered.com

702-456-4325 

VA/DoD Mobile apps

Variety of free downloadable apps for stress management, relaxation, and pain management.

 

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitiation Department Adaptive Sports Clinic

Offers adapted bowling, cycling, golf, and bocce ball for veterans with physical limitations and pain.

Contact Mindi Hunsaker, CTRS

702-791-9000 ext 44657 or ext 13202

Requires referral by your provider.

Drumming Circle

Drums & other instruments provided for relaxation and healing.

Fridays 11:30-12:30

VAMC outdoor atrium next to the auditorium

Contact Bryan Swiney, MyHealtheVet Coordinator.

No referral necessary.

Free guitar lessons

Thursdays 1-2:30pm

Veterans Recovery Center

Contact Mike Buchanan or Chris Fairweather

702-791-9060

Chair Stretching & Aerobics Program

For veterans with a physical or mental health diagnosis with limited stamina, strength, mobility, range of motion, anxiety, depression, PTSD, TBI, or CVA. Helps veterans increase physical, psychosocial, and cognitive activity through movement within a group setting.

Requires referral by your provider.

Contact Nancy DeBello, CTRS

Recreation Therapy 702-791-9000 x15186 

This collection of community resources is by no means comprehensive, and it is constantly evolving. Although all possible resources may not be included, it should be noted that the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center does not solicit or endorse any product, vendor, or company. If you are aware of a resource that can be added to this guide, please contact our HPDP staff.
The VA is not responsible for payment related to Veterans’ use of any of the community resources identified.

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