Patient & Family Event Moving Through Chronic Pain: A Community Forum

A FREE informational Health Fair Event, created as Community Forum to offer support and resources to the 73,000 people in Southern Oregon who live with chronic pain. A FREE informational Health Fair Event, created as Community Forum to offer support and resources to the 73,000 people in Southern Oregon who live with chronic pain.

Featuring:

  • Free Dinner
  • Raffle Prizes and Door Prizes
  • What attendees said about the 2016 forum “It was nice to talk to others living with Chronic Pain”- Sherri K. “Love the resources” – Mary B. ” I got new tools to work with” Christopher H. “Learned a lot of things I did not know about chronic pain” – Bill R. “Got skills to help my wife with her pain” – Matt D.
  • Speakers  to include :  Dr. Daniel Clauw, M.D., a rheumatology, anesthesiology and psychiatry specialist, and Joshua Graner, M.S. LAc who have been pioneering community-based programs to effectively reduce the suffering associated with chronic pain conditions.
  • As part of the Forum we offer a Health Fair with five areas of focus including : Sleep, Nutrition, Movement, Medication and Education.
  • Ready Ride and Translink will be available
  • Please register online or call 541-261-5372

When: May 4th from 5-8pm

Where: MSD Education Center (Central High School) Main Gym, 815 S. Oakdale Ave, Medford, OR 97501

Event Date: May 4, 2017

Event Time: 5-8pm

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Featured Speaker

Daniel Clauw, M.D., is Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine (Rheumatology) and Psychiatry at the Michigan Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center at the University of Michigan, where he served as Associate Dean for Clinical Research, first PI of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Award, and founding director of the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research. Earlier, he was Chief of Rheumatology and Vice Chair of Medicine at Georgetown University, assembling an interdisciplinary team to examine how central nervous system factors relate to chronic pain disorders. He continues to focus on these questions in his training, mentoring, and research.

nutrition

Learn how nutrition can reduce inflammation and reduce pain

sleep

Sleep better with chronic pain – tips and techniques

medication

Learn to understand chronic pain, take medication safely, and properly depose of unused medication

education

Understand the mind body pain connection. Learn to control your thoughts to manage your pain

movement

Movement increases your strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and can help with chronic pain