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.)
•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
•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;
•pacing activity and rest; and
•how to evaluate new treatments.
Class dates and times:
Monday, April 02, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, April 09, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, April 16, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, April 23, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, April 30, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, May 07, 2018, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Sorry, this class is either full or registration has closed.
Monday, April 02, 2018
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM*
Physician Referral & Class Enrollment Service, 262-928-2745
Fees & Payment:
ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital
725 American Ave.
Waukesha, WI 53188
Conference Room 1 & 2 Near East Entry behind the Pharmacy
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