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Living Well with Chronic Pain Workshop

October 21st, 2019 to December 2nd, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Bridge Nutrition Services
800 John Marks Ave Kingston, ON
Danielle at 613-542-2949 x1179

This workshop has 7 remaining seat(s).

This is a 6 week class, once a week on Monday afternoons from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

*** Please note that there is no class on November 4. i.e. Classes are on October 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, 25, Dec 2. ***

The Living Well with Chronic Pain Workshop provides information and skills to those living with chronic pain, helping them better manage their condition and achieve their best health and wellness.

This FREE workshop is for adults of all ages experiencing a wide range of chronic pain conditions such as musculoskeletal pain, fibromyalgia, repetitive strain injury, chronic regional pain syndrome, post stroke or central pain, neuropathic pain, among others. These workshops are also open to family members and caregivers. Participants meet in groups of 5 to 16 individuals for 2.5 hours, once a week for 6 weeks, and will also receive a free copy of the book Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain and the audio CD Relaxation for Mind and Body. The workshops are led by two trained leaders who are usually volunteers with chronic pain themselves.

Participants report improvement in their lifestyle and general health, as well as improved symptom management and better communication with their doctors. They also spend less time in the hospital compared to those who have not taken the workshop.

This workshop is an evidence-based self-management program originally developed at Stanford University and currently supported by the Self-Management Resource Center.

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