Understanding Pain and Effective Ways to Live With It

DPC Education Center is now offering an online, free-to-use resource center to learn more about chronic pain and effective ways to live with it. In the program, you will explore the concept of pain, learn ways to talk about it, and discover methods of managing pain from medication, alternative medicine, nutrition and exercise, self-management, to laughter and humor. You also have the opportunity to tell your story and hear from others about their experiences.

Click the image below to begin this course. Further instructions are below if you need help getting started.

Back Neck pain. Painful woman holds with hand her lower back

Begin the Course

Getting Started

  1. Go to dpcedcenter.nextthought.com
  2. Click “ Get Started ” under the “Sign In” button, and create your account!
  3. Click the “ +Add ” text next to the “Courses” header.
  4. Click on the Understanding Pain and Effective Ways to Live With It program and select “ Get For Free .”
  5. Click “ Open ” and begin your free program!

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