Help support integrative massage for hospitalized children and families

Inpatient Pediatric Medical Massage Therapist A Project of Center for Integrative Medicine

At the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland, hospitalized children are vulnerable patients who need specialized support and care. Visiting the hospital can be a frightening experience for young children, and the Center for Integrative Medicine team is committed to helping our youngest patients and their families manage their anxiety, pain, nausea, and sleeplessness with integrative massage services.

Integrative massage therapists use multiple tools, including relaxation-breathing techniques, guided imagery, aromatherapy, and massage to soothe their patients. These methods bring calm to children and families during what can be a difficult experience.

How can you help?

The Center would like to provide our pediatric units with a dedicated integrative Pediatric Massage Therapist so the hospital visits will be more comfortable and less scary for these children. Therapists empower families by teaching them techniques to help their children manage their symptoms and their fears.

Support for the a Pediatric Massage Therapist at the Center for Integrative Medicine builds upon the services provided to children and families being treated at the University of Maryland.

Please consider a gift to the pediatric massage program. Every gift counts. Thank you.

Supported by 6 Donations:

  • Jason B.
  • Brian B.
  • Mark B.
    I Gave $180
    Proud to support your work
  • Robin Y.
    I Gave $50
    In memory of my mom, Connie Yasinow, who never left my bedside and was a constant source of comfort when I was a young hospital patient.
  • Delia C.
    I Gave $100
    Thank you for helping us help hospitalized kids
  • Rebekah O.