Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

Pain School
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM (EST)
Location: Bldg 500 2B150 Library
 
Veterans Health Education. Pain School helps Veterans receive new knowledge and skills to better manage pain.  It meets every Thursday.  (There is no class if there is a 5th Thursday in the month).  The 4 classes cover the following topics :
#1 Stress reduction and health behavior changes
#2 How exercise and movement can help manage pain
#3 How medicines may help manage your pain
      How the foods you eat affect you and your pain
#4 How understanding your pain can help you manage it better

You can start Pain School at any time.  You may drop in, or ask your Primary Care Team to refer you to Pain School.  Pain School is also offered via video-conferencing at your local CBOC. For more information contact Joyce Compton, RN at 304-263-0811 extension 6111.
 
Reiki Circle
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Bldg. 500, room 2A-122C
 
 Reiki is an energy-based practice for Whole Health.   It induces a deep state of relaxation, and restores balance to the body so the body can heal.  It can be experienced in a group setting or on an individual basis.  Reiki practitioners place their hands on or above the fully-clothed patient.
Pre-registratin is required by contacting Carolyn Gartner, PA-C at 304-263-0811 ext. 6279 or Carolyn.Gartner@va.gov.  Class meets every third Thursday of the month at 1p.m. in room 2A-122C.