Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

** no class on 12/25 or 1/1**

Chronic pain can cause severe stress and turmoil to individuals and their families, changing the way they live on a day to day basis. This evidence-based workshop provides information and coping strategies to help people take control, better manage their pain, work more effectively with health care providers, and improve their quality of life. Family, friends and/or caregivers are also welcome to attend.  It is FREE to participants, and participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain course book and the Moving Easy Program CD.

The workshop is designed for adults experiencing:
•Chronic musculoskeletal pain (such as chronic neck, shoulder, back pain, etc.)
•Whiplash injuries
•Chronic regional pain syndromes
•Repetitive strain injury
•Chronic pelvic pain
•Post-surgical pain that lasts beyond 6 months
•Neuropathic pain (often caused by trauma)
•Neuralgias (such as post herpetic pain, and trigeminal neuralgia)
•Post-stroke or central pain
•Persistent headache
•Inflammatory Bowel Disease
•Diabetes and who have neuropathy
•Severe muscular pain due to conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis

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; and
•how to evaluate new treatments.

LA 8/31/16

Date:
Monday, December 18, 2017
Time:
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM*
Contact:
Physician Referral & Class Enrollment Service, 262-928-2745
Fees & Payment:
Cost: Free

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