We use a variety of methods to help your child feel better, including non-drug treatments and drug treatments. Non-drug treatments to ease your child's pain include hot or cold packs, relaxation, music and other kinds of distractions. For more information on these methods, please ask a staff member.
Many times non-drug treatments and drug treatments are used together to help provide maximum pain relief for your child.
Medications called analgesics are used to help soothe pain. Opioids and non-opioids are two types of analgesics commonly prescribed.