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Living Well with Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Self Management


Friday March 6, 2020 - Friday April 10, 2020

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Meets every Friday for 6 weeks.


North Park Plaza – New HopeMap




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Event Information

This is a six-week class developed at Stanford University’s Patient Education Research Center and offered around the world. This class is designed for people who have a diagnosis of chronic pain such as arthritis, low back pain, fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy and other chronic pain conditions to:

  • Find better ways to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
  • Use medications appropriately
  • Improve nutrition
  • Understand how to pace activity and rest
  • Discover easy exercises for maintaining and improving strength
  • Communicate effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • Evaluate new treatments

The class is taught by two trained peer leaders and will meet for 6 weekly sessions of 2.5 hours each week. New topics are covered each week and provide opportunities for interaction and group problem solving.

This class is free, but space is limited – register early!

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