Pain Education & Resources

The resources below provide education on chronic pain, medication management, procedural interventions (such as nerve blocks and steroid injections), psychological support, sleep management and develop new coping skills.

Website Resources

Resources for Coping with Pain

PEP Pediatric Empowerment Program

How to Talk to Kids about Their Pain

Resources for Needles, Shots & Immunizations

Improving Infant Immunization

Magic Tricks for Needle Sticks

7 Secrets for Shots

Advanced Needle Fear Solutions


Understanding Pain

Understanding Migraines

The Mystery of Chronic Pain

How do Pain Relievers Work?


Coakley, R. (2016). When Your Child Hurts: Effective Strategies to Increase Comfort, Reduce Stress, and Break the Cycle of Chronic Pain. Yale University Press.

Zeltzer, L & Zelter P. Pain in Children & Young Adults. The Journey back to normal. Shilysca Press

Christy, E.M. (2014). Why Does Mommy Hurt?: Helping Children Cope with the Challenges of Having Caregiver with Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, or Autoimmune Disease. Outskirts Press.

Culbert, T. & Kajander, R. (2007). Be the Boss of Your Pain: Self-Care for Kids. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Free Spirit Publications.

Ingle, T. & Ingle, B. (2014). Aunt Barby’s Invisible, Endless Owie. Bk Publishing.

Johnston, N. (2014). The Worst Pain in the World. Arthritis Foundation of Victoria.