The ILC Foundation improves the life of children with chronic pain. Dr. Treyvaud offers his expertise in mindfulness to the development of treatment programs for these children.
“To inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of children suffering from chronic pain by providing a care model of health promotion education and knowledge transfer partnerships through a family centered, pediatric chronic pain peer-to-peer support network and program. The outcome of these efforts will dramatically improve the situation of many children who suffer tremendously due to complex pain problems.
Chronic pain childhood diseases include, but are not limited to, Arthritis, Chiari Malformation, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Crohns and Colitis, Disautonomia, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Syringomyelia and Tethered Cord.
Pediatricis defined to include children and youth up to age 29 with a view to assisting transition of care from child to adult programs.”
“All children and adolescents (up to age 29) living with chronic pain disease will have the best opportunity to reach their potential through a comprehensive support network and program that fosters knowledge transfer.”