Specifically for organizations, associations or societies primarily concerned with chronic pain or pain management. Chronic pain is a condition which persists for one to three months beyond the time that an expected acute pain or acute injury should subside or is associated with a chronic pathological process. Pain management can be defined as the combination of various psychological techniques and practical strategies designed to optimize physical function, quality of life and to reduce emotional distress for people suffering with the effects of chronic pain. The materials contained within these sites are not intended to replace professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner. The materials therefore cannot and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or choice of treatment.
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American Chronic Pain Association
Information is provided concerning services, conditions and pain management issues. Offers medical resources, suggests relevant literature, and lists details about other professional organizations.
The Pain Relief Foundation
Provides information about the organization and its funding of research, education and treatment methodologies in pain management.
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