Pain is an invisible disease that negatively impacts all aspects of life. Growing up with pain has major implications on mood, sleep, activity, school and social functioning. Unfortunately, most youth do not receive education or self-care training needed to face these challenges. iCanCope is a comprehensive pain self-management platform (iOS and Android) that caters specifically for youths living with persistent pain. Through virtual education, active goal setting features and the support of an online community similar in health and age, iCanCope taps into the realms of the online generation and provides an outlet for the individuals to share, learn and cope!
• Pain education relevant to teens
• Goal setting
• Social community support
• Suggested self-management strategies for coping with pain
• Research Kit support