You are invited to view a free screening of “This Might Hurt,”

the documentary following the lives of real people who learn how to unlearn chronic pain.

The Red Willow Learning Center has initiated this community event that is open to all and recommended for people living with pain, their loved ones and everyone involved in their physical and mental health care. You can view the film and participate in a live Q&A session where you can ask questions about pain.

The film will be available to view from Sept. 14 – 28. You can access at this link:
The password is: redwillow2022

The Q&A session will be hosted by Dr. Becca Kennedy, MD and director Kent Bassett on Sept. 21, 6-7pm Mountain Time. (Find the time in your time zone here:

Whether you are a person living with pain or a health care practitioner helping people with pain, this film should give you a lot of insight into how pain works and ways you can turn it down.

If you want to learn more about how you can educate your patients

about pain and develop evidence-based strategies to help them along the road to management and recovery, join us for the upcoming classes. Health care practitioners of many different domains can help people with pain, because pain is never just about the body. By gaining a deeper, up-to-date understanding of persistent pain, you’ll be better equipped to help those living with pain make sense of their pain, discover what contributes to it, and turn it down.

Why Pain Persists

  • *CE credits available, pending approval
  • Instructor: Mari Hodges, Therapeutic Pain Specialist & Certified Alexander Technique Teacher

September 13, 20 & 27 6-8 pm MDT

This course builds upon an understanding of contemporary pain biology and the biopsychosocial model, providing an evidence-based approach to understanding and managing chronic pain. As a health care practitioner, you’ll learn how you can help your patients reduce the risk of transition from acute to chronic pain and help them on the road to recovery from chronic pain.

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Mari Hodges, TPS, M.AmSAT
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Wishing you balance and ease,