What This Mom Learned about Emergency Room Pain Management

How Hitting Back Hard Can Often be the Answer

Nicole King thought her daughter was in for a fun day of bouncy castles and birthday cake. Instead, they were faced with emergency ambulance transport, hospitals, and broken bones.

While her daughter’s pain has long faded, Nicole can clearly remember the day and all it entailed: emergency rooms, surgery, and learning firsthand how to navigate the sometimes complicated waters of managing a kid’s severe pain. Nicole shares with us her family's emergency room story to help empower other families if they should ever face similar pain challenges — because #ItDoesntHavetoHurt.