• Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica


    Address:9400 West Higgins RoadRosemont, Illinois 60018


    Internet address: http://orthoinfo.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.


    Address:5550 Meadowbrook DriveRolling Meadows, IL 60008


    Internet address: http://www.aans.org

    Description of services provided:This website provides information about back care and back surgery.


    Address:1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD 20892-3675


    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.


    Address:PO Box 850Rocklin, CA 95677


    Internet address: http://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.

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