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Chronic Pain

Evaluation and Consultation

Our weekly multidisciplinary Pediatric Pain clinic is intended to provide consultation and treatment services to pediatric patients with painful conditions. All patients undergo a thorough initial assessment by our pain management team, including:

  • Evaluation of pain history
  • Complete physical exam
  • Functional/physical therapy evaluation
  • Behavioral assessment
  • Psychological evaluation

Treatment

We believe the most effective way to manage any chronic pain problem is with a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach. Our weekly clinic is intended to assist children and families develop and improve their abilities to cope with pain and other medical symptoms through teaching non-pharmacological pain management techniques and treating co-morbid depression, anxiety, and secondary sleep disturbances.

Treatment programs often include:

  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy Treatment
  • Cognitive-behavioral interventions through Coping Clinic
  • Acupuncture
  • Biofeedback

All patients undergo an initial psychological evaluation and receive treatment services including:

  • Cognitive-behavioral interventions
  • Stress management
  • Biofeedback training
  • Relaxation training
  • School liaison

 

1 Children’s Way, Slot 203
Little Rock, Arkansas
Phone: 501-364-2933
Fax: 501-364-2939