Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) for Chronic Pain

Date: June 8, 2015 - July 14, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: St. Mary's of Michigan Center of HOPE, 723 Emerson St Saginaw, MI 48607
Contact: Cathy Newkirk, newkirk@msu.edu, 810-244-8523

PATH for Chronic Pain is a workshop for people experiencing chronic pain, as well as their family members and caregivers. Through this workshop you'll learn:

  • Ways to effectively talk with family members, friends and healthcare providers
  • How to evaluate new treatments
  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
  • Exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Healthy eating
  • Pacing activity and rest

This workshop is supported with funds from the Region 7 Area Agency on Aging

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