Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

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Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

February 14 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is a workshop given 2 ½ hours, once a week, for six weeks. This workshop is facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are peers with chronic pain themselves.

Subjects covered include:

1) Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep

2) Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance

3) Appropriate use of medications

4) Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

5) Nutrition

6) Pacing activity and rest

7) How to evaluate new treatments

Each participant in the workshop receives a copy of the, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain book, Relaxation CD and Exercise CD.

 

This Workshop is free and registration is required by calling 704-292-1797.

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Council on Aging in Union County
Phone:
704-292-1797
Email:
coa@coaunion.org

Venue

Council on Aging in Union County
1401 Skyway Drive
Monroe, North Carolina 28110
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Phone:
704-292-1797