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Living Well with Chronic Pain Workshop

This 6-week workshop helps people develop a plan to stay active and live healthier in spite of chronic pain. Participants learn practical and simple strategies to manage pain and pace activities to stay engaged.

The objective of this workshop is increased self-confidence to assume an active role in managing pain. Two trained peer leaders guide the discussions and activities to meet specific needs. Open to adults with chronic pain, family members and caregivers. This workshop is part of a self-management series developed by Stanford University and offered around the world. 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.


 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

 Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals

 Nutrition

 Pacing activity and rest

 How to evaluate new treatments.

 Take control and find enjoyment in life!

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

Time: 5:00 - 7:30 pm

Location: Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Classroom - Lower Level Minimum sign-up needed: 6 Maximum space available: 12

Registration Deadline is June 1 - Space is limited!               Visit or contact Chris Angelo at [email protected], 218-264-0277

Suggested Donation: $20 Sliding fee scale is available. No one is denied participation due to inability to pay. Workbook may be purchased upon completion of class.

Date & Time

Weekly on Monday

Jun 04, 2018 through Jul 16, 2018

5:00PM - 7:30PM

More Info

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$20 Sliding fee scale is available. No one is denied participation due to inability to pay.

Health & Wellness Grand Marais Hovland / Arrowhead Trail Grand Portage Gunflint Trail Lutsen Hovland Tofte / Schroeder