It's not Just Growing Pains: A Guide to Childhood Muscle, Bone, and Joint Pain, Rheumatic Diseases, and the Latest Treatments

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What Else Can I Do?
This is a question every parent wants to be able to answer. I hope you are already doing everything you can for your child. What else can you do? You can help others! There are many volunteer organizations around the world that work with children and families with rheumatic diseases. Many of them are listed in the section on resources that follows. If you have time, energy, or resources left over after dealing with your child’s problems, you can help. Every volunteer organization needs more help in whatever way is possible.I’m not going to tell you which organization to donate to or how. That is an individual decision. You should ask your physician which organizations are the most helpful for his or her program. You may want to donate to research, teaching, or patient care. You may wish to restrict your funds or make them available for any purpose.As you think about how to help, let me make a few simple points.
Children with arthritis don’t get the attention they should in physician education, research spending, or the public eye. Can you help?
Many organizations are focused on “finding the cure.” Wouldn’t it be nice if we could say we funded the research that solved the problem? Indeed, it would! However, the biggest problem is the lack of public awareness. Most children I see who do poorly do so because it took too long for everyone to realize they had a rheumatic disease. Then it took too long for their parents to find a physician who was educated in diagnosing and treating these diseases. There is a great need for

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