February 19, 2017
Pediatric pain specialist Dr. James Tolley at the Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis recommended Emily Blake and her family contact Calmare NJ USA clinical director, Dr. Michael Cooney to consider scrambler therapy as a pediatric pain management treatment for her spreading CRPS pain.
The media heard about the teenager’s challenging chronic pain condition (CRPS) and healthcare journalist Jennifer Boen wrote a heartfelt account of the family’s struggle to find a treatment to lessen or end their daughter’s debilitating pain.
“I’m never not in pain,” Blake said, giving a vivid description of sensation: “I feel like I’m wrapped in barbed wire.” Once a champion swimmer and diver who placed first in the city and 11th in the state in butterfly, Blake can no longer tolerate the feel of the pool water. She’s undergone six nerve blocks, seen seven specialists, had many weeks of physical therapy and been prescribed an increasing number of medications.
We look forward to welcoming the Blake family next month and will do everything within our power to help her. Stay tuned!
To learn more about Calmare scrambler therapy as a pain management solution for pediatric chronic pain, click here: https://calmaretherapynj.com/treatment-specialties/pediatric-chronic-pain/ or call (201) 933-4440.