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Living Well with Chronic Pain Workshop Announced

May 07, 2018 03:00PM ● By Editor

Media release from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic - May 7, 2018

Grand Marais, MN)  Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is sponsoring the workshop, Living Well with Chronic Pain, which helps people develop a plan to stay active and live healthier in spite of chronic pain.  It teaches practical and simple strategies to manage pain and pace activities to stay engaged. The objective is increased self-confidence to assume an active role in managing pain.

This interactive workshop is open to adults with chronic pain, family members and caregivers.  Trained leaders guide participants in finding practical ways to deal with their pain. This evidence based workshop was developed by Stanford University and uses a standardized, proven methodology to help people develop goals for improved nutrition and exercise, a better understanding of treatment options and improved communications with family and doctors about their health plans.

Workshop Information:

Dates:  Mondays,  June 4 - July 16 (except for June 25)

Time:   5:00 - 7:30 pm

Location:   Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Classroom - Lower Level

To Register: or call/email:  Chris Angelo at 218-264-0277 or [email protected]

Minimum sign-up needed: 6
Maximum space available: 12

 A donation of $20 is suggested, or based on a sliding fee scale. No one is turned away based on inability to donate.

Workshops are offered through the statewide Juniper™ network—a centralized hub of community providers delivering evidence-based programs to help people manage chronic health conditions, improve balance and prevent falls, and foster well-being. Juniper’s programs are proven to make a positive difference in quality of life measures such as feeling more in control, less stressed, and able to do more of what makes you feel well. Classes are offered in three program categories: Falls Prevention, Diabetes Prevention & Self-Management, and Chronic Pain & Disease Management. Find a workshop near you by visting