Living Well With Chronic Pain Workshop
(A Self-Management Resource Center Program)
Date: Mondays, November 5 – December 10
Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm Room: W&W 126
Fee: $20 for 6-week session, includes a workbook and CD
Instructor: Lisa Clerman & Carolyn Moore
Chronic pain includes many types of conditions from a variety of causes. You know your pain is real and you live with it every day. You must deal not only with your specific condition, but also with the impact this has on your life and emotions. In this workshop series you will learn numerous techniques that you can do to feel better. These tools from our tool kit will not eliminate the pain, but will help you better manage your pain, and enable you to become more active and involved in your life. In this supportive workshop environment you will learn techniques to deal with fatigue, frustration, isolation, poor sleep, appropriate use of medication, communicating effectively with loved ones and gentle physical movements that can improve your strength, flexibility and endurance to gain more control over your pain.