Better Choices Better Health Chronic Pain Workshop @ Sanford Family Medicine

Categorized: Healthy Families, Health & Wellness

: Jun 26th

Better Choices, Better Health and SDSU Extension will host a workshop series starting on June 26 at 9 AM CDT at Sanford Family Medicine (600 N. Sycamore Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57110).

Better Choices, Better Health© SD Chronic Pain Workshops (CPSMP) are designed to help adults living with chronic pain and caregivers manage physical and mental health wellness.

What You’ll Learn:

This workshop will teach you new ways to manage your chronic pain and ideas to help keep you motivated! Plus:

  • Goal setting & problem solving
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, & endurance
  • Managing difficult emotions, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
  • Appropriate use of medications 
  • Communicating with providers & family 
  • Relaxation techniques; pacing activity & rest

What You’ll Get:

Workshops are held once a week for 6 weeks. Each 2½ hour session is led by trained leaders who have chronic conditions themselves. Expect:

  • Better overall health
  • More energy & less fatigue
  • More active lifestyle
  • Less dependence on others & improved quality of life
  • Increased confidence in managing your pain
  • FREE book, relaxation CD & certificate of completion to share with your doctor!

Online Registration

Register online using the form below by July 4, 2018. For more information, contact Megan Jacobson, SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist.