Integrative Medical Group Visit Program
Program & Goals
The Integrative Medical Group Visit Program (IMGV) program is designed for patients with chronic pain and covers integrative techniques for treating pain—like self-massage, gentle chair-based yoga, acupressure—as well as the practice of meditation and mindfulness in a supportive group environment for 9 weeks. We will similarly discuss other health and wellness topics, like sleep, nutrition, and stress-reduction.
What To Expect During the Program
The IMGV is a structured series of group medical visits facilitated by a physician and either a mindfulness instructor or yoga teacher. The weekly, 2-hour visits will be conducted via telehealth, and will include the following topics:
2. Our reactions to stress
3. The importance of healthy sleep
4. Food and movement as medicine
5. Our bodies’ response to pain
7. Approaches to depression and challenging communications
8. Understanding the role of food
9. Goal-Setting and Wellness Review
To schedule Integrative Medicine consultations with Jessica Barnhill, MD, MPH contact the Center for Rehabilitation Care at: 984-974-9747 or fax: 984-974-9786.
How to refer patients to UNC Integrative Medicine Clinic:
- In Epic, enter referral to Physical Medical and Rehabilitation; choose Jessica Barnhill and/or write “UNC Integrative Medicine Clinic”
- Outside of Epic, fax referrals to: 994-974-9786
For more detailed instructions: www.med.unc.edu/phyrehab/patient-services/make-an-appointment
If you are interested in participating, please ask your doctor to refer you to the Integrative Medical Group Visit Program or contact the Center for Rehabilitation Care at: 984-974-9747.
Questions? Please Contact:
Jessica Barnhill, MD, MPH
UNC Integrative Medicine Clinic
Center for Rehabilitation Care
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehab
1807 Fordham Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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