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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Address:
9400 West Higgins Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018

Phone:
1-847-823-7186

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.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Address:
5550 Meadowbrook Drive
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Phone:
1-847-378-0500
1-888-566-2267

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

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

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Address:
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

Phone:
301-495-4484
1-877-226-4267

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.

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)

Address:
PO Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677

Phone:
1-800-533-3231

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.



Last reviewed August 2015 by Michael Woods, MD

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