Understanding Pain and Effective Ways to Live With It

Many people live with chronic pain which can affect the quality of their lives. During this course, 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.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe the causes of chronic pain
  • Identify ways to treat chronic pain
  • Develop a list of questions to discuss pain management with your physician
  • Use self-management mind/body pain techniques

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

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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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