Resources

Useful Links

What is pain?

Condition-specific info & advocacy

Resources for Parents

Books

Biofeedback, Yoga & Coping

Clinics

What is Pain & How Does it Work? 

 

 

  • This website explains the science behind acute and chronic pain pathways: 

https://www.chronicpaindrivers.com/explore-the-pain-pathway

 

 

*Kid Perspective: What Is Pain?* 

 

 

*Parent Perspective: Explaining Pain*

 

 

How does Pain become Chronic? 

 

Parents: How to Help Your Kids in School 

 

504s vs. IEPs

https://www.verywellfamily.com/how-does-a-504-plan-differ-from-an-iep-3104707

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/special-services/504-plan/the-difference-between-ieps-and-504-plans

 

 

The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain: Contains helpful information for kids, parents, & physicians, a parents-talk blog, programs, resources, and events 

https://tcapp.org/category/parents-talk-blog/

 

The Comfort Ability: Program & Support-Group for chronic pain patients and their caregivers

https://www.thecomfortability.com

 

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https://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/patient/resource-centers/chronic-pain-management-guide/when-your-child-living-chronic-pain

 

Online Resources from Rachael Coakley’s Book:

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

http://www.healthychildren.org

 

Kids Health from Nemours

http://kidshealth.org/parent

 

Pain and Your Child or Teen

http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/pain.htm

 

Pain Resource Centre

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/ResourceCentres/Pain/Pages/default.aspx

 

Teach Pain

https://teachpain.wordpress.com

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

https://www.eatright.org/programs/rdnfinder

American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

https://www.therapistlocator.net

Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapists

http://www.abct.org

Biofeedback Certification International Alliance

http://www.bcia.org

Move Forward PT

http://moveforwardpt.com

“The Mystery of Chronic Pain” A TED Talk by Dr. Eliot Krane 

http://www.ted.com/talks/ellio_krane_the_mystery_of_chronic_pain

“Why Things Hurt.” A TED talk by Dr. Lorimer Moseley

http://www.tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDx-Adelaide-Lorimer-Moseley-W

 

Other Online Resources:

Pain Management Network’s Videos: explainations of pain by adolescents in chronic pain and their parents.

https://www.aci.health.nsw.gov.au/chronic-pain/chronic-pain

https://www.theacpa.org/about-us/support-groups/

??? https://www.dailystrength.org/group/caregivers/discussion/chronic-pain-caregivers ????

 

Medication Resources

DailyMed: 92,000+ drug listings with FDA approved package inserts. Has reportable adverse reaction listings for the FDA’s MedWatch program, and can help identify pills.

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/

Veruse Arthritis: Painkillers and NSAIDs: a general explanation of what the various types of painkillers are and their practical applications.

https://www.versusarthritis.org/about-arthritis/treatments/drugs/painkillers-and-nsaids/

RxList Drug Interaction Checker: Massive online database that can easily check for major drug interactions.

https://www.rxlist.com/drug-interaction-checker.htm

 

Stress Reduction Resources

Free Audio Mindfulness Mediation Guides: helps guide through mindfulness meditation

https://www.mindful.org/audio-resources-for-mindfulness-meditation/

Four Square Breathing: breathing technique to help calm the body.

https://www.healthline.com/health/box-breathing

 

Diet Resources

Pain Doctor Dietary Advice: Outlines different diets that are easy to keep down and process.

https://paindoctor.com/chronic-pain-diet-basics/

 

Hydration Resources

Apps:

Hydro Coach: Regular reminders to drink water.

Daily Water Tracker Reminder: set reminders with daily water goals, easy to log water you have drank.

Exercise Resources

Do Yoga With Me: Huge online database of free yoga workouts. Very beginner friendly.

https://www.doyogawithme.com/yoga-classes

 

Funny 🙂 

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/02/boyfriend-doesnt-have-ebola-probably.html

 

Videos

Our Youtube Channel for Explain Pain and Tai Chi Videos