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LIVING WELL WITH CHRONIC PAIN

The Living Well with Chronic Pain is also known as Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP).

Participants in the class will learn about:

  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Solve problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
  • Communication strategies for family, friends and health professionals
  • Eating well
  • Pacing activity and rest periods
  • Six-week program for 2.5 hours/week
  • Facilitate by 2 trained leaders (non-health professionals)
  • Hosted in a community setting
  • Provide skills to manage health and maintain active and fulfilling lives
  • Intended for those who experience on-going pain and the people who care for them.

After successfully completing Chronic Pain Self-Management Program:

  • Improvements in exercise, cognitive symptom management, communication with physicians, self-reported general health, health distress, fatigue, disability and social/role activities limitations
  • Fewer days in the hospital
  • Fewer outpatient visits and hospitalizations

Contact us to learn more about Living Well with Chronic Pain.

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