Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

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 4/3/18

Class dates and times:

  • Monday, October 01, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, October 08, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, October 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, October 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, October 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, November 05, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Monday, October 01, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM*
Physician Referral & Class Enrollment Service, 262-928-2745
Fees & Payment:
Cost: Free
Location details

ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital
ProHealth Care
725 American Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53188

Additional information:

Conference Room 1 & 2 located just inside the East Entry Behind the Pharmacy
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