Chronic Pain Events and Resources in Powell River

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Self-Management Programs

  • Powell River Pain Self-Management Group, meets monthly, Powell River General Hospital. Free.
  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, 6-week program, Powell River General Hospital. Free.
  • 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.
  • Starting May 28 - Relaxation and Gentle Movement for Chronic Pain Management, Mondays, 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 (May 23-June 20), 5:30pm-7:00pm. Nourish Studio, $75 (5-weeks).  Call 604-485-2596 to register.
  • Therapeutic Art for Chronic Pain Management, Thursdays (May 10, 17, 24, 31), 6:00pm – 7:00pm, The Arts Centre (above the Library). Sliding scale $5-$10 per class + $10 for supplies.


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

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