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Move With Ease Movements that Aid in Chronic Pain Management

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends exercise regimens as a treatment for self chronic pain management. The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service in Polk County is currently participating in a CDC grant and is offering the restorative movements class, Move with Ease.

This class has been designed to help adults with chronic pain improve flexibility, increase joint mobility, and practice deep breathing.

This 12-session program is structured to provide a safe and low impact physical activity option for individuals with chronic pain. Sessions will meet two to three times weekly beginning on October 29 from 10-11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church located at 811 Port Arthur Avenue. The class will be instructed by Bridgett Martin, County Extension Agent-Family and Consumer Science.

To participate in the program, you must be 18 years or older and participants are asked to participate in at least 12 sessions of the program.   

Space is limited, so sign up now by contacting Bridgett Martin at the Polk County Extension Office at 394-6018 by the Friday, October 25 deadline.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your Polk County Extension Office as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

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