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“Buzzy” Pain Relief For Kids

Buzzy Pain ReliefHere’s Buzzy, a reusable pain relief device developed by a pediatrician. It works based on the gate control theory of pain:

Buzzy is a newly developed reusable pain relief device that children can bring to the doctor’s office with them to help dull the pain of shots! As the brainchild of Pediatrician Amy Baxter, Buzzy rapidly reduces pain when pressed onto the skin. Buzzy is especially helpful for children who receive shots often, like those suffering from diabetes. Buzzy can also be used for the small things, like taking splinters out! Not only is Buzzy a kid-favorite, but it’s safe, effective immediately on contact, FDA compliant, and environmentally friendly, too.

*This blog post was originally published at ScienceRoll*


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