A multidisciplinary approach to managing chronic pain in children
“Everything hurts.” This was the chief complaint of ʻAʼ, a teenage girl with oligoarticular juvenile arthritis. On examination, she had no signs of arthritis, and no fibromyalgia tender points. She was unable to attend school because of the chronic pain. The problem I was facing was one that pediatric rheumatologists face quite often: What to do for a child with pain?