Workshops & Events

Pain Matters Part 2: Putting Knowledge to Work

Pain Matters
putting knowledge to work so that you can take back your power

You have learned about how pain works and the surprising sources of pain in Session One, now what? This follow up session to Pain Matters: Neuroscience Power and Potential provides participants with opportunities to explore what they can specifically do to reduce chronic pain. The knowledge and practices introduced in this workshop build upon the first session, to provide participants a clear path forward - to help reduce perceived pain, reduce dependency on opioids and other medications, increase mobility and return individuals to their pre-pain productive selves. 

This workshop with be informative and experiential and is appropriate for individuals who have attended a previous Pain Matters workshop, as it assumes a basic understanding of, and builds upon the material presented in that workshop. 

Sat: 10AM - 3:30PM (lunch included)
Session Two:  March 2, 2019; experience practices that will help you work with your body

This workshop will give you new ways to work with your body, rather than against, and other techniques to help control your pain. You will leave empowered!

We ask that you attend both sessions, in order to get a full understanding of how you can work with your pain! This event is for registering for Session TWO ONLY.  To register for Session One and Two, please click HERE

To hear more from Dr. McClanahan on chronic pain and Pain Matters, check out this interview:

Matt McClanahan, DO is a board certified physician treating both Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. Dr. McClanahan's unique perspective often makes him effective at healing a number of challenging conditions such as chronic low back/joint pain, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, IBS, etc.. 

Jason Therrien, DPT is a doctorate level board certified physical therapist, specializing in the treatment of complex and persistent pain conditions. He is trained as a certified Therapeutic Pain Specialist. He is a devoted rehabilitation professional, healthcare advocate, and wellness coach. He is a partner at Chattanooga Physical Therapy, an outpatient orthopedic clinic in downtown Chattanooga.  

Janka Livoncova has been practicing meditation and yoga since 1994 and teaching since 2004. She has completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine, professional training program and has been leading 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses at the Center for Mindful Living since January 2013. Janka maintains a daily meditation practice and regularly attends meditation retreats. 

Tyler Orr, LPC/MHSP is a licensed professional counselor at the Chattanooga Center for Mind-Body Therapy. Tyler utilizes mindfulness approaches and EMDR to treat physical pain, anxiety, and trauma. 

Establishing a new pain paradigm, based on advancements in pain neuroscience and research, our goal is to encourage active patient participation, shifting their perception from one of fragility to empowerment through knowledge of their pain experience, awareness of their strengths, and a way forward to restore resiliency to their lives.

Registration for this event is closed.

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