Children

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What you can expect at your first visit

Before your visit

  • Bring detailed notes about pain/headaches
  • Medical records from referral provider should be sent to the Pain & Headache Clinic
  • Bring all medications (list and/or bottles/containers) to first appointment
  • Complete ANY questionnaires we have sent to you before your visit.
  • You must give 24 hours notice to change and/or cancel your scheduled appointment. This may prolong the time before the initial visit.

During your visit

  • Expect many questions about pain/headache, general medical history and family medical history
  • Foreign language interpreter (including sign language) available if needed.
  • The FLOW of the appointment (~ 1 ½-2 hours)
    • Check in at front desk
    • Height/weight, vital signs, medications reviewed
    • The Doctor/Nurse Practitioner and Mental Health providers (the TEAM) will conduct a thorough interview with patient and family.
    • Physical exam by Doctor/Nurse Practitioner with nurse/medical assistant present WHILE Mental Health provider speaks with family member(s).
    • Mental health provider speaks with patient individually
    • The team prepares a comprehensive plan and reviews with family

After your visit

  • Clinic front desk to schedule follow-up appointment
  • Recommend families sign up for My Chart 
  • If indicated (blood tests, EKG), completed the day of visit.
  • If indicated (other tests/MRI, referrals), family will call Central Scheduling at (414) 607-5280 to schedule these at a later date.
  • Families will be contacted about ALL test results
  • Keep pain/headache diary
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Contact us

To learn how we can help your child manage his or her pain, contact us or call to request an appointment.

(414) 266-2775