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Pain can sometimes seem like an ‘uninvited guest’ or ‘intruder’ into family life. Here you will find resources to help families to team up on pain together.
Chronic pain is about as common among children as it is among adults. At any one time between 15% and 35% of school-age children may be affected by chronic pain. Yet the 2008 Chief Medical Officer’s Report warned that children’s pain is often neglected – perhaps because it is still seen as an adult problem.
Chronic pain in children can impact on many areas of everyday life including:
Read about how the Ellis Family managed to deal with the pain within their family.Click here
'Parenting a child or young person with chronic pain'Click here
The Pain Concern Helpline operates
Monday to Friday: 10-12 and 14-16
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