What is pain in the pediatric population? It can be hard to completely define. Join DaVinci Laboratories in this 30-minute mini webinar where you will learn about the chronic pain epidemiology broken down to the primary issues that are at the root cause of the biggest diagnoses that are causing 40% of children to experience pain at least weekly.
Dr. Matthew Hand, DO, will cover everything from identifying the chronic pain conditions to reviewing the triggers and will look at dozens of complementary and alternative therapies and their effectiveness answering the following:
- What is the integrative medicine approach to pain in the pediatric population?
- How can integrative medicine be practically applied?
- What is mindfulness and how to incorporate it into an integrative approach in children?
- Thinking outside the box: How to create a mindful day for children
About Dr. Matthew Hand, DO
Dr. Matthew Hand, DO graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. He did his pediatric residency and chief residency at Maine Medical Center. Dr. Hand then completed his fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Children’s Hospital in Boston. Subsequently he developed the pediatric nephrology division at the Barbara Bush Children’s hospital at Maine Medical Center. In 2008 he graduated from Dr. Andrew Weil’s fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona and created the pediatric integrative medicine division at Maine Medical Center. In 2011 Dr. Hand was hired by New Hampshire’s Hospital for Children at the Elliot Hospital to develop the pediatric nephrology division and to create a children’s hospital with integrative medicine as its cornerstone. He has been featured in a number of international television shows including 20/20, the Discovery Channel and the Oprah Winfrey Show.