Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (Woodbury)
07/26/2018 — 08/31/2018 at 9:00AM - 11:30AM EST
Location: Woodbury Senior Center - 281 Main St S, Woodbury, Connecticut, 06798
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP)
Are you experiencing chronic pain brought on by arthritis, stroke, neuropathy or another condition? If so, this workshop provides you with practical tools to help you develop self-management skills, while giving you the confidence and motivation you need to better manage symptoms, and meet the challenges of day-to-day tasks of living with chronic pain.
Classes encourage active participation, where mutual support and success build confidence in your ability to manage your health and maintain active and fulfilling lives. The workshop will not conflict with existing programs or treatment and is designed to enhance regular treatment.
You will learn:
- Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
- Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance,
- Appropriate use of medications and how to evaluate new treatment
- How to rest and pace yourself
How to attend:
CPSMP: Thursdays 9:00-11:30, 7/26-8/30 at Woodbury Senior Center, 281 Main Street South, Woodbury. Registration: 203-263-2828