PATH for Chronic Pain
Date: November 1, 2017 - December 6, 2017
Time: 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: White Cloud Family Health Care, 1035 E. Wilcox Ave., White Cloud MI 49349
Contact: Call 231-592-0795 to register
PATH for Chronic Pain is a self-management workshop designed for people living with chronic pain. Participants learn important skills such as goal-setting, dealing with pain and fatique, and communicating effectively with family, friends and health care professionals. Additional subjects covered include:
- Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, isolation, and poor sleep
- Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
- Appropriate use of medications.
- Pacing activity and rest
- How to evaluate new treatments
Participants practice the “Moving Easy” exercise program during workshop sessions. The workshop meets once a week for six consecutive weeks.