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Primary Health Care: Health Promotion / LiveWell with Chronic Pain

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

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Service Description

Provides interactive workshops to help individuals with chronic pain take charge of their life and find practical ways to manage chronic pain.

  • Groups of 10-16 people meet for two and a half hours a week for six weeks.
  • For adults of any age who have chronic pain, including (but not limited to):
    • Musculoskeletal pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Whiplash injury
    • Chronic pelvic pain
    • Post-surgical pain lasting longer than 6 months
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Neuralgias
    • Post stroke or central pain
    • Persistent headache
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • severe muscular pain due to conditions such as multiple sclerosis.

Participants:

  • Receive information on how to manage symptoms and medication, work with your healthcare providers, set weekly goals, problem-solve effectively, improve communication, cope with stress, handle difficult emotions, eat well, and exercise safely.
  • Set their own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve their health and quality of life.
  • Receive a Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions textbook and a Chronic Pain Self-Management workshop book.

Workshops are alsp available in rural locations – contact for details.

Eligibility

Individuals and/or their caregivers who have chronic pain.

Application Process

To register call 306-766-7370 or <a href="mailto:healthpromotionrqhr@rqhealth.ca" target="blank"email.

Fees

None

Business Line: 306-766-7370

Hours of Operation

Group dates and times vary based on enrolment - contact for information.

Service Website

www.rqhealth.ca/department/health-promotion/livewell-with-chronic-pain-and-livewell-with-chronic-conditions-programs

Facebook

www.facebook.com/SaskHealthAuthority/

Twitter

twitter.com/SaskHealth

Email

healthpromotionrqhr@rqhealth.ca

Coverage Area

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Languages Offered

English

Regina: mâmawêyatitân centre

Address

3355 6th Avenue
Regina SK  S4T 3H7

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Call for upcoming workshop dates and times.

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7Professional health advice or mental health support.

Business Line: 306-766-7370

Website

www.rqhealth.ca/department/health-promotion/livewell-with-chronic-pain-and-livewell-with-chronic-conditions-programs

Email

healthpromotionRQHR@rqhealth.ca

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