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Chronic pain can be debilitating and may limit participation in meaningful activities. Fortunately, there is strong evidence that learning more about pain and managing it with exercise can decrease the limitations it imposes. This group is led by occupational and physical therapists specializing in education and exercise for those experiencing chronic pain.
Attend one or all sessions.
For more information call 608-392-9768.
Part of Speaking of Health: Spring Series at VINE
The nature of being human and aging comes with the wear and tear of arthritis. Arthritis isn’t a picky disease and affects all joints, including all the joints of the spine.
Meghan E. Murphy, M.D., neurosurgeon, will review common problems of arthritis in the spine, nerve pain and treatments that can reduce pain and quality of life.
It may start with an occasional twinge in your hip or a catch in your knee, but becomes an ongoing ache. Learn how to find relief for aching joints.
If you’re one of 54 million people in the U.S. living with arthritis, new techniques have made joint replacement easier and less painful. Watch a webinar to learn about your options.
Balance issues, which can make you feel dizzy or unsteady, may be caused by damage to your central nervous system. Learn how and what can be done to steady your balance.
Nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain, ranging from back pain to headaches. Read about the most common types evaluated and treated by neurosurgeons.
Got pain? Get 8 tips to help you help you have the best function and quality of life possible.
Mindfulness has become a popular concept. Frequently thought of as a way to manage stress and improve focus, discover the benefits of mindfulness practice.
Knee pain is one of the most common complaints of Americans of all ages, and the location and severity varies with each person. Get the facts on common causes and solutions.
Mara Olson says she feels no pain and could walk all day after her hip replacement surgeries. That's the exact result her surgeon and her two dogs wanted for her.
You might be nervous about having joint replacement surgery, but new techniques have made recovery easier and less painful. Most importantly, it can be life-changing if you've been living with chronic pain. Get the details about these common, safe procedures.
If achy joints have you feeling like the Tin Man, don't just chalk it up to getting older. Those aches and pains could signal something more serious, but treatable. No oil required.
Living with a chronic condition can be a challenge. Just ask Barb Welch. She lives with two of them. “I have diabetes and arthritis,” Welch says. “I have a lot of aches and pains.”
There is a wide variety of nonsurgical treatment options for mild and moderate arthritis, but once the damage is severe enough, it may be time to consider total joint replacement.