Pain is an experience that touches every aspect of life. A psychologist can help decrease the interruption chronic pain can have on life.
If your child has chronic pain, physical therapy can help get your child moving again which can help improve sleep and mood.
Acute pain is caused by tissue damage while chronic pain is when the pain signaling itself is altered.
Hypermobility or being “double jointed” refers to joints that move beyond the normal range of motion. It is very common in children.
Dr. Elisha Peterson addresses some common misconceptions about pain medicine and explains what actually happens in pain medicine clinics.