Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ app

The Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ is a collaborative effort between Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Ridgeview Medical Center, and DesignWise Medical. The techniques included are designed by leaders in the field of pediatric integrative medicine and have been tested for years in several leading pediatric hospitals.

The Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ is an easy-to-use app that applies several integrative medicine techniques adapted for kids that are quick and effective for symptom control. By combining kid-friendly activities and exercises that teach self-care skills, the Healing Buddies Comfort Kit™ offers an interactive, virtual way to learn how to manage common symptoms like pain, worries, nausea, fatigue and trouble sleeping. The Healing Buddies™ Comfort Kit™ includes the following techniques to teach kids how to control their symptoms:

  • Mental imagery/visualization 
  • Relaxation exercises 
  • Acupressure 
  • Aromatherapy 
  • Positive self-talk