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PainWise First Steps class Albany

February 9, 2017
1:00 - 2:30PM
Samaritan Albany General Hospital
1046 6th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321

Contact Info

(866) 243-7747
Multi-week course

This free, six-week course will provide participants with effective tools to help manage chronic pain. Each session will incorporate behavioral health and gentle movement components with instruction by a trained behaviorist and a physical therapist.

The behavioral health topics include the impact of pain on thoughts and emotions, the effectiveness and risks of narcotics, guarding against nerve compression, mindfulness exercises and more. The gentle movement topics will cover exercise and stretching, the difference between muscle fatigue and pain, alternative and nontraditional exercise, and more.

Anyone who experiences ongoing pain is encouraged to attend. To register, contact Health Education at (541) 768-6811 or SHSHealthEd@samhealth.org.

This PainWise course is sponsored by Samaritan Health Services.

February 9, 2017
1:00 - 2:30PM
Samaritan Albany General Hospital
1046 6th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321

Contact Info

(866) 243-7747