Ridgeview Medical Center’s New App

A new app teaches children to manage pain using integrative medicine techniques.

Are you looking for an alternative way to help your child manage pain? There’s an app for that. Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and DesignWise Medical collaborated to create the Healing Buddies Comfort Kit to help children manage pain inside and outside the hospital. The app features integrative medicine techniques that teach children how to manage common symptoms, such as pain, worries, nausea, fatigue and trouble sleeping. The Healing Buddies app is $4.99 and available on iTunes.