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  1. Relaxation
    Length 00:05:00

    Mind-Body Connection

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    Patient

    The mind-body, or brain-body, connection is the link between a person’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour and their physical symptoms. Find out the role that this connection plays in your child's or teen's health.

    Language: English

    Reference:

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/21,

  2. Relaxation
    Length 00:45:00

    Muscle Relaxation

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    Patient

    Meditation is a long-term pain management strategy. It is a mind and body practice with a long history of being used to improve physical and mental health. Study after study has found positive outcomes when meditation is used for improving one’s mental state, coping with illness, and enhancing general well-being. Recent research indicates that mindfulness meditation may help with pain management.

    Language: English

    Reference: Collaborateurs de la société d'arthrite

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  3. Relaxation
    Length 00:06:00

    Relaxation Techniques

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    This resource simply explains the benefits of breathing by locating that it is the foundation of several relaxation techniques. It names and explains very briefly the different types of relaxation: abdominal breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, visualization, mindful meditation, and exercises like yoga and taichi. Links are provided for how to apply each technique.

    Language: French

    Reference: LaChapelle, Diane

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  4. Relaxation
    Length 00:11:00

    Mirror Therapy: A New Approach In Phantom Pain Management

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    Patient

    Concise information in English on post amputation phantom pain.

    Language: French

    Reference: Sainte-Marie, Olivier

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/15,

  5. Relaxation
    Length 00:15:00

    Yoga

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    WEB page describing various yoga exercises and why it would help with gastrointestinal disorders. The document includes photos and descriptions with quotes from literature on the subject.

    Language: French

    Reference: Charbonneau, Kimberly. 2013

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/19,

  6. Relaxation
    Length 00:03:00

    Belly Breathing Technique

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    Patient

    One way to help you better cope with your pain is to do guided breathing exercises. To make it easy to follow, record yourself slowly reading the technique instructions below. You can then play back this recording any time to guide you through the breathing exercises.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pearson, Neil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  7. Relaxation
    Length 00:03:00

    Breath Awareness

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    Patient

    One way to help you better cope with your pain is to do guided breathing exercises. To make it easy to follow, record yourself slowly reading the technique instructions below. You can then play back this recording any time to guide you through the breathing exercises.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pearson, Neil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  8. Relaxation
    Length 00:11:00

    How to Practice Walking Meditation

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    Meditative walking is a very simple technique that allows you to focus on the sensations felt when walking, and thus create a moment of meditation. The exercise can be done both indoors and outdoors, and can be done for at least 15 minutes up to 1 hour.

    Language: English

    Reference: Pearson, Neil

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  9. Relaxation
    Length 00:27:00

    Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

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    This resource is an audio recording offering information on self-compassion and its application in persistent pain. This is an interview with Sarah Jarvis, a therapist specializing in mindfulness and self-compassion.

    Language: English

    Reference: Jarvis, Sarah

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

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    Meditation: "How to Meditate in a Moment"

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    How to do meditation in a minute. Short video explaining some times when the use of meditation may be relevant.

    Language: English

    Reference: Professionnels du site liveactiveclinic.com

    Proposed by: Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur, 2020/11/06,

  11. Relaxation
    Length 00:04:40

    The frog, meditation for children

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    Caregiver, Patient

    Here is a meditation to learn to focus and stay calm. An exercise for children from 4 to 12 years old, taken from the book “Calm and attentive like a frog” by Eline Snel.

    Language: French

    Reference: Les arènes du savoir. 2015. La grenouille, méditation pour les enfants

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

  12. Relaxation
    Length 00:00:00

    Mindfulness for Teens

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    Patient

    Mindfulness is a powerful way to handle stress or pain, and live life more fully. This website provides information, tools, and resources to help you get started.

    Language: English

    Reference: Mindfulness for teens.2015.Mindfulness for Teens

    Proposed by: Erwan Leclair, 2021/04/23,

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