What is Pain Management? (i) the systematic study of clinical and basic science and its application for the reduction of pain and suffering; (ii) the blending of tools, techniques and principles taken from the discrete healing art disciplines and reformulated as a holistic application for the reduction of pain and suffering; and (iii) a newly emerging discipline emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach with a goal of reduction of pain and suffering. -American Academy of Pain Management

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Bioflex Wearable Therapy
Featuring a pain management system. Includes information about chronic pain, case studies, and references.
Dr. Blair Lamb, MD
Information on all aspects of pain, including treatment of such chronic and acute conditions, and osteoarthritis, and pain therapies. Also offering products and a stretching video. Based in Ontario, Canada.
Medicinehouse
Offering news, books, products, and information on pain relief medications. Sponsored by the L.A. Pain Clinic in Hawthorne, California.
Pain Assessment Resources
Behavioral medicine psychology assessment instruments for the pain practitioner and for patients, with links to specialist care providers.
Pain Management Resources - Bedside Pain Manager
Vendor of a reference guide for healthcare providers and patients dealing with acute, chronic or terminal pain.
Pain-talk
Forum for UK healthcare professionals interested in acute, chronic, or palliative pain management.
Worldwide Congress on Pain
Includes online library of pain articles, 'ask the expert' columns, a forum, and an international directory of pain clinics, and daily news, for patients and practitioners.
NPR : Diminishing Pain by Distraction
News story about how and why the brain can be distracted from pain or anticipation of pain. [3:16 streaming audio broadcast] (September 27, 2005)

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