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The Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP)
Thursdays
Community Lounge (Room 112)
Free 6-Week Workshop
Presented by DHMC’s Center for Shared Decision Making
Intro Session: May 16, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Weekly Session: May 23 - June 27, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
pre-registration is requiredcall 643-5315
 
Do you experience chronic pain?  Join us on May 16 to learn about this 6-week workshop for individuals with chronic pain and their caregivers.  It helps participants take control, cope with chronic pain, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
 
Participants will be provided with a toolkit of skills and knowledge:


  • Manage chronic pain on a day-to-day basis.

  • Learn and practice pain management techniques.

  • Understand and manage the physical, social, and
    emotional challenges of chronic pain.


 
Covered Topics:


  • Pain management techniques.

  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance.

  • Techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue and
    isolation.

  • Managing depression.

  • Appropriate use of medications.

  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals.

  • Healthy eating.

  • Relaxation techniques

  • How to evaluate new treatments.



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