Chronic pain

Chronic pain is considered pain that persists over several months, or past the expected period of healing. Individuals who suffer from migraine/tension headaches, back pain, arthritis, and fibromyalgia often struggle with chronic pain. Ongoing difficulties with pain can impact your quality of life, self-esteem, and interpersonal relationships.

Participation in therapy can help you:

            -Learn how to balance activity and rest periods

            -Learn how to relax your body and mind

            -Learn how to improve your sleep and energy

            -Identify and work through negative thoughts about yourself and pain

            -Increase your self-awareness and self-confidence

            -Improve your communication skills inorder to receive helpful, meaningful social support from loved ones

            -Learn how to manage flare-ups

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