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Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

RESOURCES

Address:
6300 N River RD
Rosemont, Illinois 60018-4262
Phone:
1-847-823-7186
Internet address:
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org
Description of services provided:
This website provides information about back care, exercises to strengthen the back and abdomen, proper lifting techniques, and back surgery.

RESOURCES

Address:
5550 Meadowbrook DR
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Internet address:
http://www.neurosurgerytoday.org
Description of services provided:
This website provides information about back care and back surgery.

RESOURCES

Address:
Information Clearinghouse
National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Phone:
1-301-495-4484
1-877-226-4267 (toll-free)
Email address:
niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov
Internet address:
www.niams.nih.gov
Description of services provided:
This NIH government site provides access to clinical trials, online information on a variety of medical conditions, paper publications that can be ordered, and scientific developments.

RESOURCES

Address:
PO Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
Phone:
800-533-5231
Email form:
http://www.theacpa.org
Internet address:
http://www.theacpa.org
Description of services provided:
With a mission to educate and increase awareness about chronic pain, this organization provides top new stories and feature articles. Major topics include strategies to manage chronic pain, a support group called "growing pains," resources, video clips from the ACPA's series "Pathways Through Pain," and frequently asked questions. Professionals and caretakers will also find helpful information on this website.

RESOURCES

Address:
210 N Charles ST
Suite 710
Baltimore MD 21201
Phone:
888-615–PAIN
Internet address:
http://www.painfoundation.org
Description of services provided:
The American Pain Association provides assistance for patients living with chronic pain, including networking, resources, and online information.

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