Chronic Pain Self Management Program (Healthy Change)

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

In the workshop you will learn how to:

  • use techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep;
  • exercise 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 for free 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 you can sign up on this website by clicking on the Healthy Change button or call 597-8781.

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