• Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica


    Address:6300 N River RDRosemont, Illinois 60018-4262


    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.


    Address:5550 Meadowbrook DRRolling Meadows, IL 60008

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

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


    Address:Information ClearinghouseNational Institutes of Health1 AMS CircleBethesda, MD 20892-3675

    Phone:1-301-495-44841-877-226-4267 (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.


    Address:PO Box 850Rocklin, CA 95677


    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.


    Address:210 N Charles STSuite 710Baltimore MD 21201


    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.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 09/2012
    • Update Date: 00/91/2012
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