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This virtual multiweek exercise class is for people with chronic pain conditions. Participants will learn a basic exercise routine and get education about living with chronic pain. The class is hosted by Mayo Clinic Health System Rehabilitation Services staff. Join any Zoom session using passcode 679847.
Do not participate in this class if you have any of these conditions:
- Uncontrolled hypertension
- Uncontrolled diabetes
- Uncontrolled heart rhythms (arrhythmia)
- Difficulty breathing
- New neurologic symptoms that you have not discussed with your physician (e.g. dizziness, blurry vision, change in taste or smell)
If you have any of the above conditions, but your symptoms are controlled well with medication or inhalers and your provider has cleared you to exercise, it is safe for you to participate.
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.