Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program

Beating the Pain

by Kristina
Rolfes
November 12, 2013
After multiple doctors could not help relieve her suffering from pain so severe she could no longer walk, Katie Bickford sought help at Kennedy Krieger’s Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program and today, she has her life back.

Katie Bickford truckKatie Bickford remembers the pain starting in the 7th grade—it began in her spine and radiated out all over her body. The pain got so bad she couldn’t walk. To make matters worse, she fractured her heel, and then her arm, so it hurt to use crutches.

Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Programs

Kennedy Krieger Institute • 707 North Broadway • Baltimore, MD 21205

Directors:

Dr. Sabine Kost-Byerly
Frank S. Pidcock, MD
Keith J. Slifer, PhD

Inpatient Pain Services Coordinator:

Cynthia M. Ward, PsyD

Day Program Director:

Joan Carney, Ed. D.

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