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Chronic Pain Management Workshop
July 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 6, 2022
If you suffer from long-lasting (chronic) pain from an injury, surgery or health condition, you’re not alone. About 100 million Amercians are living with chronic pain. That’s more than are living with diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined! However, there are many things you can do to manage your pain and we can help. Our Chronic Pain Management Workshop can help you learn ways to reduce pain, deal with related issues like sleeping difficulties and more.
The program offers support and education including:
- Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
- Exercises to improve your strength, flexibility and endurance
- Instructions on how to pace yourself between activity and rest
- Tips for talking with your family, friends and health care professionals about pain
Each workshop session is 2.5 hours, once a week for six weeks.
This workshop is for people living with chronic pain for more than 3 to 6 months. Some chronic pain conditions are: musculoskeletal, fibomyaliga, postsurgical that lasts beyond 6 months, nuropathic and post-stroke. This workshop can also benefit people with persistent headache, Chron’s disease, Irritable Bowe Syndrome, diabetic neuropahty or those who experience severe muscular pain from conditions such as multiple sclerosis.