Chronic Pain Events and Resources in Powell River

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Self-Management Programs

  • Powell River Pain Self-Management Group (by People in Pain Network), meets monthly, Powell River General Hospital. Free. Call toll-free 1-844-747-7246 to register.
  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (by Self-Management BC), 6-week program, Powell River General Hospital. Free. Call 1 866-902-3767 / 604-940-1273 to register.
  • Yoga & Somatics, Mondays, 5:45pm – 6:45pm, Nourish Studio. $15/drop-in.
  • Somatics Yoga, Sundays, 7:00pm – 8:00pm, Powell River Rec Complex.  $38/4 classes.
  • Relaxation and Gentle Movement for Chronic Pain Management, Mondays (until June 18) 10:30am – 11:30am, Cranberry Seniors Centre. Free or by donation ($5-$10).
  • Starting May 29 - Relaxation and Gentle Movement for Chronic Pain Management, Tuesdays, 10:45am – 11:45am, Nourish Studio. Sliding scale $5-$15 per class.
  • Introductory Chronic Pain Group Movement Series, Wednesdays (June 27 to July 25), 5:30pm-7:00pm. Nourish Studio, $75 (5-weeks).  Call 604-485-2596 to register.
  • Therapeutic Art for Chronic Pain Management: Zentangle Method, Thursdays (June 28, July 5, 12, 19), 5:15pm – 6:15pm, The Arts Centre (above the Library). Sliding scale $5-$10 per class + $10 for supplies.

Click here for a printable calendar of events.

Chronic Pain Resources – Where to find everything

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  • Pearson. Understand Pain, Live Well (Available in all BC public libraries)
  • Spencer Smith & Steven C. Hayes. Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life
  • Joanne Dahl & Tobias Ludgren. Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance and commitment Therapy to Ease Chronic Pain
  • Dennis Starlanyl & Mary Ellen Copeland. Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain. A Survival Manual
  • Dennis C. Turk & Frits Winter. The Pain Survival Guide-How to Reclaim Your Life
  • David Corey & Stan Solomon. Pain: Learning to Live Without It
  • Joel Levey. The Fine Art of Relaxation, Concentration and Meditation.
  • Margaret Gaudill. Managing Pain Before it Manages You
  • Bruce N. Eimer. Hypnotize yourself Out of Pain Now!
  • Martin Roland. The Back Book
  • Jacky Garner-Nix. Mindfullness Solution to Pain
  • Kelly McGonigal. Yoga for Pain Relieve
  • Brown, Wendy. OWww! Traveling with Chronic Pain.


Visit Fetch:
FETCH Powell River is an online listing of health and social services in our local community. Use the following link to find service providers such as physiotherapy, yoga, counselling etc. Community Healthcare Providers and Services

We have assembled a list of resources to support you on your pain journey.  Click here to view or print.