Pain Prevention and Treatment in Children and Young People with Cerebral Palsy

Presented by Dr Darcy Fehlings and Dr Shauna Kingsnorth on November 23, 2016.

Pain in children and young people with cerebral palsy is under-recognized and can have a serious impact on quality of life. This webinar discusses the importance of ‘pain’ and highlight research around the impact of pain on participation and quality of life.  Common causes of pain and missed causes of pain are reviewed, and a framework for the assessment and treatment of chronic pain in CP is provided. Importantly, your role as a caregiver to ‘open up the discussion’ of pain management with your child’s physician is discussed.

This webinar is appropriate for anyone who wants to learn more about pain in children and young people with cerebral palsy.