Orthopaedic & Spine Center
Orthopaedic & Spine Center Pain Support Group
If you suffer from chronic pain, you may want to consider joining us for a free pain support group.
Dr. Deshpande will host group support meetings at our Dublin office, located at 6810 Perimeter Drive, Suite 200-A. Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd, Tuesday of the month. Tuesday evening meetings are from 5:30pm - 6:30pm. All patients are welcome and encouraged to attend. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. We look forward to seeing you!
Upon arrival please be seated in our office lobby.
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Common Coping Strategies to deal with pain related anxiety:
Take a time out - when you feel overwhelmed take a time out and just relax even for 2-3 minutes or count to 10 slowly.
Limit your intake of alcohol and caffeine
Do your best to eat healthy. Eat small portions and don't skip meals.
Get Sleep - your body tends to rejuvenate itself while we sleep. If possible try to get at least 8 hours of sleep each night.
Set realistic goals. Realize your limitations.
Do your best to be positive and try to be optimistic.
Communicate - talk to your friends, family members, or attend a support group.