Chronic pain can often begin at an early age when children’s developing brain and the rest of the nervous system are much more plastic than adults’. While some are to be genetically predisposed to higher pain sensitivity, it is the environment and social upbringing that can determine how likely children can develop chronic pain as they grow up.
This issue explores a few concepts and research in pediatric pain that gives a deeper understanding for those who work with children and teens. Mais
Many patients & client seek massage therapy for pain relief, yet our profession's understanding of pain and touch is lacking. That's why our stories focus on these topics, including exercise and communication, to help us explain & understand what we're doing & why we feel pain.
These are complex topics, and we're here to tackle it. Mais