Managing Abdominal Pain: Strategies for Feeling Better

Sep 22, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (ET)

The Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Center for GI Motility at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is hosting a free educational event for families affected by abdominal pain. Attendees will learn strategies to improve coping and management of symptoms, with emphasis on non-medicine options.

Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.

Light breakfast and snacks will be provided.

Child life will provide activities for children 5 years and up related to abdominal pain education and management. Children under 5 years will be under parental supervision.

Optional support group

After the event, there will be a family support group on “Complementary Therapies for Abdominal Pain and Other Digestive Symptoms.” Families can register using the link below or at the event.


Free parking is available in the garage under the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care. Vouchers will be provided at check-in.


RSVP by noon on Friday, Sept. 20.

More information

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Jessica Thomas, coordinator for the Suzi and Scott Lustgarten Motility Center, at 215-590-1678 or