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Update on the Prevalence of Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents

Dr. Christine Chambers and team have published a new systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of chronic pain in the pediatric population in the journal Pain.  Similar to previous studies, chronic pain in this population was found to be at 20.8% with headache and musculoskeletal pain being the most common pain presentations. Follow the […]

Multisite Prospective Study of Perioperative Pain Management Practices for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Adolescents: Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Improvement Network (SPAIN) Project Report

The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Improvement Network (SPAIN) group has published their latest study looking at regional anesthesia for ACL reconstruction in adolescents. The study found substantial variability in the use of blocks to manage pain in children, with a small percentage experiencing long-term pain and neurological symptoms. Follow the link to read the fully […]

Third Annual Pediatric Pain Warrior Family Summer Camp

A summer camp is now open for applications that may be of interest to your patients living with chronic pain. This five-day summer camp will take place from June 23 to June 27, 2024, at Morgan’s Camp in San Antonio, Texas. The camp is designed for pediatric pain warriors and their families to come together, […]

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