Liberty Parks and Recreation offers a free, six-week workshop to help those who deal with chronic pain.

LIBERTY — The Liberty Parks & Rec Health & Wellness Division will host a free chronic pain self-management workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 12 to April 16, at the Liberty Community Center, 1600 S. Withers Road.

Chronic pain is a daily challenge that can be caused by a variety of conditions. This interactive, evidence-based program is designed to help those suffering with chronic pain manage their health and maintain active, lives by providing self-management tools and techniques and identifying which ones will work best for each individual, according to a press release.

The six-week workshop focuses on helping adults manage their chronic pain through goal setting; appropriate use of medication; healthy eating, physical activity; tips for combating fatigue and isolation; and details on how to communicate with health care providers, family and friends.

More information about this program as well as registration is available online at

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