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

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Juniper has a list of evidence-based classes and leader training throughout the state of Minnesota.

To find a Living Well with Chronic Pain class nearest you, visit their website at www.yourjuniper.org and enter your zip code in the search field.

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

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