• Workshop tackles chronic pain
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     | January 08,2013
     

    RANDOLPH — A free workshop series starting next month at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph will focus on managing chronic pain.

    The Chronic Pain Healthier Living Workshop series will be held Mondays, Feb. 11 through March 18, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    The workshop will cover coping with chronic illness and chronic pain; how to feel more in control of your pain and health; improving problem-solving skills; how to work with health care providers; how to balance activity and rest; healthy eating; gentle movement exercises and more.

    Healthier Living Workshops are six-week classes offered through the Vermont Blueprint for Health for people with chronic conditions and their caregivers.

    Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing for the exercise portion and to sign up soon with Gifford Blueprint Patient Access Coordinator Zach Bean at 728-7100, ext. 6.

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