Chronic Pain Self Management

Sanford Center for Aging


The Chronic Pain Self Management Program is an evidence-based program developed by Stanford University School of Medicine.

During this six-week workshop you will learn: 

  • Skills to help you maintain a wellness focus and improve your quality of life
  • Techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep
  • Strategies for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Healthy eating
  • Decision making and problem solving

Who should participate in Chronic Pain Self Management?

Adults experiencing pain from a variety of causes such as:

  • Neck, shoulder, back pain, etc.
  • Pelvic pain
  • Post-surgical pain that lasts beyond 6 months
  • Nerve pain
  • Persistent headache
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Any general chronic pain
Upcoming dates:

The next Chronic Pain workshop will be Thursdays, April 2 to May 14 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Center for Molecular Medicine Room CMM 112, School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno.

Register online for Chronic Pain Self Management.

For details, call us at (775) 784-1583 or email

Download the flyer for Chronic Pain Self Management