Chronic Pain Self Management Program (Healthy Change)

@ Atikokan Family Health Team

The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a free six-week workshop series that helps people with chronic pain to better manage their symptoms and their daily lives.  The workshops provide information and teach practical skills.  It gives people the confidence and motivation they need to manage the challenges of living with chronic pain.

In this program, you will learn:

  • techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep;
  • exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance;
  • use of medications;
  • communication skills;
  • healthy eating;
  • pacing activity and rest;
  • how to evaluate new treatments

Participants receive a free copy of the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions course book, the Chronic Pain Workbook, and the Moving Easy Program CD.  For more information or to register, please call 597-8781.

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