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Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 09:30am - 12:00pm
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Chronic pain is exhausting, you can lose valuable sleep, increase stress levels and lose your motivation to do the activities of everyday life. This FREE 6-session Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) can help you learn to manage pain so that you can get on living a satisfying and fulfilling life.  Open to adults of all ages who have a primary diagnosis of pain or care for people who do.

August 27 - October 1, 2014
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon

 

Learn strategies developed and tested by researchers including ways to:

  • Deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep 
  • Exercise appropriately to maintain strength, flexibility and endurance 
  • Use medications appropriately 
  • Communicate effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • Eat healthy 
  • Pace activities and rest 
  • Evaluate new treatments

This program is free, however registration is required as space is limited. 

To register, please call:  Joya Pezzuto (781) 338-7823.

The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is evidence-based program developed by Stanford University Medical Center and has been proven to help people just like you. Sponsored by Hallmark Health System and Mystic Valley Elder Services.

Location : Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Gallagher Conference Room, 170 Governors Ave., Medford
Contact : (781) 338-7823

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