Mindfulness Based Chronic Pain Management

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Mindfulness Program for pain sufferers

 

Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that helps us to relate to our experiences with more accuracy and clarity. Mindfulness involves being acutely aware of our thoughts, emotions, and actions. It means being present in each moment and paying close attention to what is happening in the present.
Today mindfulness is a secular method rooted in ancient Buddhist tradition.
There are around 3500 scientific research studies which showed to improve health, chronic pain, promote resiliency, stress reduction and happiness.

Are you Suffering from Chronic Pain?

Find Relief with Mindfulness-based Chronic Pain Management

Join Osteopath and Mindfulness Facilitator, Laurent Caille
for a mindfulness program designed specifically for pain sufferers.

If you have suffered from pain for months or even years without finding relief, the MBCPM™ program is designed for you. Developed by Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix, a pioneer in pain management, the evidence-based MBCPM program teaches participants how to:

  • Reduce pain suffering;
  • Decrease stress and anxiety;
  • Improve resiliency and healing;
  • Increase positive emotions.

Better pain management will enable you to:

  • Take control of your life and enhance your well-being;
  • Participate in activities with friends and family;
  • Return to work and continue with your career;
  • Enjoy the pleasure of playing with children and grandchildren.

And many more simple daily activities.

Particularity of the delivery format– Trauma informed Care

The specificity of that program is the Trauma Sensitive model.
The program is deliver in an easy to access, open and non-judgmental way and its particularity is trauma-informed approach which recognize that each of us could have been subject to trauma, as research showed that an estimated of 90% of the population has been exposed directly or indirectly to a traumatic event at one point in their life.

The mindfulness and meditation technics are always addressed in the window of tolerance of the participants.

In other words, they are delivered in a sensitive and inclusive manner that allows individuals of all types of experiences to participate comfortably and grow.

Structure of the programme

Attendees will learn the principles of mindfulness practice and acquire practical tools to manage pain in a supportive and welcoming environment. The 13-week program consists of two-hour half weekly classes where students participate in mindfulness-based activities, meditation, brief talks, group discussion and questions-answers period. Over the course of the program, students will learn about the fundamentals of mindfulness practice; ways to enhance self-care and compassion and how to bring more awareness to the behaviors that compound pain suffering. Research shows that participants in MBCPM can decrease their pain and reduce reliance prescription medication.

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Laurent Caille is an osteopath with 22 years experience, and a special focus on chronic pain management. He has taught osteopathy in France and Quebec and has been practicing mindfulness meditation for 35 years – fifteen of these as a Buddhist monk. He is a qualified MBCPM™ facilitator, certified by the University of Toronto with Dr Jackie Gardner-Nix.

Where

Altermed Studio: NDG

Metro:Villa-Maria