Moving on with Persistent Pain

Moving on with Persistent Pain is a SIMPLE, POSITIVE, and EMPOWERING group program. It is for those who want to have an opportunity for a healthy learning process to manage their pain. Moving on with Persistent Pain moves people to ACTION. The program teaches low tech and low cost skills that should be accessible to everyone. Participants receive a journal that engages them to use the skills they learn in class throughout the week and after the program is finished.

Moving on with Persistent Pain is FREE except for a small cost for a paper version of the participant journal ($20). A free PDF journal is available if you prefer having an electronic copy.

Who is this program for?

Moving on with Persistent Pain is for anyone who:

  • Has pain that has persisted longer than three months
  • Wants to focus on their life rather than their pain
  • Wants to learn skills to better manage their pain
  • Wants to improve their overall quality of life

Moving on with Persistent Pain is for adults (18+).

Program format:

The course is 8 weeks long consisting of one 2-hour class each week. You can take Moving on with Persistent Pain more than once.

Some of the topics discussed in Moving on with Persistent Pain are:

  • What the purpose of pain is
  • How to approach physical activity
  • Mindfulness
  • Coping
  • Grief
  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep
  • And more…

Each class includes a short movement break where you are led through exercises in a way that encourages moving to promote health and a better quality of life.

Expectations:

To get the most out of this program, we expect you to commit to attending each session and to practicing the skills you learn throughout the week in between classes. Come to the program with an open mind and be willing to consider trying new activities or techniques.