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Pain Clinic Services & Conditions We Treat

The Pediatric Pain Clinic provides inpatient and outpatient services to help your child with pain relief. We combine clinical services, research, and education to provide care to children with numerous types of pain conditions including post-surgical pain, recent trauma, pain associated with medical procedures, pain associated with chronic medical problems or palliative/comfort care.

Inpatient Pain Consultation Service

The Inpatient Pain Consultation Service consults with primary care teams about your child’s pain. This ensures your child’s pain is adequately assessed and treated.

Acute pain is one of the most common adverse symptoms experienced by children, occurring as a result of injury, illness, and necessary medical procedures. Acute pain is often associated with increased anxiety, avoidance, behavioral changes and parental distress.

Acute pain can be managed in our inpatient units where we see children that are referred by the patient’s primary care team.

Acute pain can include:

  • Chronic headache pain
  • Back pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Arthritis
  • Nerve pain
  • Joint pain
  • CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome)
  • Cancer pain
  • Sickle cell crisis
  • Opioid weaning

Outpatient Chronic Pain Clinic

Outpatient services clinic is where we see kids with chronic pain from all types: cancer, muscle, autoimmune, sickle cell, headaches, abdominal etc. 

  • Pain due to a previous injury
  • Chronic headaches
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Pain associated with chronic medical problems such as cancer, sickle cell anemia, and rheumatologic conditions