Assessing the Impact of Pain

Pain has direct and indirect impact on a young person's life. It also impacts on the lives of those close to them. It is not easy to get a full picture of this pain- associated disability in a time-limited consultation.

The "pain spider" is a useful way to engage adolescents and gain insight into their lifestyle (Fig. 2). This is constructed with them during the assessment and they should be asked to highlight areas that are particularly

It is essential that there is also an understanding of the effect this situation has had on the family. Parental anxiety and their perception of their child's pain will have an effect on the rehabilitation plan.

Getting to Know Anxiety

Getting to Know Anxiety

Stop Letting Anxiety Rule Your Life And Take Back The Control You Desire Right Now! You don't have to keep letting your anxiety disorder run your life. You can take back your inner power and change your life for the better starting today! In order to have control of a thing, you first must understand it. And that is what this handy little guide will help you do. Understand this illness for what it is. And, what it isn't.

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