boy doing physical therapy

All pain is the same, right? Wrong!

Acute pain is caused by tissue damage while chronic pain is when the pain signaling itself is altered.

Hypermobile person bending thumb

What is hypermobility?

Hypermobility or being “double jointed” refers to joints that move beyond the normal range of motion. It is very common in children.

teen girl talking to doctor

Pediatric Pain Medicine Clinic — It’s not what you think!

Dr. Elisha Peterson addresses some common misconceptions about pain medicine and explains what actually happens in pain medicine clinics.

girl with stomach ache

What is functional abdominal pain?

Healthy children who repeatedly complain of stomach aches for two months or more may have something called “functional abdominal pain.”

child with stomach pain

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of pediatric pain medicine!

How much do you know about pain and pediatric pain medicine? Take our quiz and find out!