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The primary NIH organization for research on Pain is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
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Organizations & Associations
  • American Academy of Pain Management
    As the largest pain association in the country, the Academy provides credentialing, continuing education, and quality publication. The Web site has a searchable directory of pain professionals, accredited pain programs, and other useful links.
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
    As the largest pain association in the country, the Academy provides credentialing, continuing education, and quality publication. The Web site has a searchable directory of pain professionals, accredited pain programs, and other useful links
  • American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)
    The ACPA offers peer support and education to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals. The Web site includes A-Z lists of pain-related conditions, medications and treatments, as well as pain management tools
  • American Pain Society (APS)
    APS is a multidisciplinary community that brings together scientists, clinicians and other professionals. Membership includes access to the periodicals The Journal of Pain and APS E-News
  • Canadian Pain Coalition
    The Coalition is a partnership of pain consumer groups, health professionals, and scientists. Help Center provides access to other important resources
    Also available in French
  • C.A.R.E.S. Alliance
    Focuses on responsible prescribing and safe use of opioid pain medications. Resources include printable and down-loadable Quality Of Life Scale, Drug Take-back Toolkit, etc.
  • Partners against Pain
    This is an alliance of patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers. Includes pain assessment and control guides, pains tracking tools, a news center, information for caregivers, and much more.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • American RSDHope
    The site provides Web site includes; description CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), signs, symptoms, etiology, physical therapy, Medical and Coping articles, nerve blocks, medications, treatments, and much more.
  • RSDSA: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association
    RSDSA is an international not-for-profit organization that connects individuals with CRPS/RSD and provides support and education to all affected by the pain and disability.
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