Children < 18 years.
Within Alberta Children’ Hospital catchment area (unless otherwise approved).
•Documented pain-related impairment as primary complaint.
•Interventions and/or diagnostic tests have been completed to optimize care and rule out sinister pathology.
•Pain is complex and its management needs fall outside the norm for a particular specialty after failure in basic pain management interventions, including allied health support from their primary or referring clinic.
•Referring physician and family physician / NP will continue to provide care for the child and family alongside the CPC treatment team.
•Family and child must be willing to be assessed by multiple disciplines, including physician, nurse, physiotherapy, psychology and following the biopsychosocial model of care.