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Class in the Northwoods takes a personalized approach to chronic painSubmitted: 04/15/2019
Dan Hagen
Dan Hagen
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Class in the Northwoods takes a personalized approach to chronic pain
RHINELANDER - Many people struggle with chronic pain, and there's no one way to treat it. A class in Rhinelander is embracing this by personalizing chronic pain management.

The free classes take place at the Aging & Disability Resource Center near Trig's. The center will give participants a copy of the book Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain. The class will cover medication, communicating with doctors, breathing techniques, and more.


Activities and Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Swanson said people will come out of the course with an action plan based on their condition.

"We'll be helping people take control of things they may not be aware of that they can do to help themselves," said Swanson.

The first session was Monday, but it is not too late to join.

The class will continue the next five Mondays from 1 to 3:30.


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