Chronic Pain And Fibromyalgia Websites

Chronic Pain And Fibromyalgia Websites:

posted Jul 18, 2011 by stacyh502@gmail

Chronic Pain And Fibromyalgia Websites:
American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) –– This site’s missions is to facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain and to raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain. Access checked November 14, 2005.

Arthritis Foundation –– A consumer-oriented site, the Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research. Access checked November 8, 2005.

Chronic Pain Network– (CPN) –– Chronic Pain Network– (CPN) is a company-produced (Ligand Pharmaceuticals) national initiative of value-added programs and services providing resources for practitioners and patients to support appropriate patient pain assessment, treatment, and balanced risk management of chronic pain. Access checked November 20, 2006.

Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program (CPRP) –– Part of the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, the CPRP provides extensive pain management resources at their website of interest to healthcare practitioners. Access checked January 18, 2006.

Fibromyalgia Information Foundation (FIF) –– A website offering research and treatment information from an Oregon-based foundation whose directors are Oregon Health and Science University researchers engaged in the day to day management of fibromyalgia patients. Access checked February 27, 2007.

Fibromyalgia Network ––Educational materials, including an extensive quarterly newsletter containing research studies, interviews and information to provide ideas for coping and new therapies to try. Access checked November 14, 2005.

National Chronic Pain Society (NCPS) –– NCPS provides peer support groups for people with chronic pain and their families. The Society also offers current, accurate information from qualified professionals through its Chronic Pain Report (CPR), a quarterly newsletter, and multidisciplinary conferences. Access checked March 28, 2006.

National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) ––A nonprofit organization dedicated to informing communities about fibromyalgia through programs, a magazine and newsletter, and other awareness items. Access checked November 14, 2005.

National Fibromyalgia Partnership (NFP) –– An educational organization that makes medically accurate, quality resource information concerning etiology, pathophysiology and management of fibromyalgia available to healthcare professionals and the community at-large. Access checked February 28, 2007.

National Fibromyalgia Research Association (NFRA) –– The website of an activist organization located in Salem, Oregon dedicated to education, treatment and finding a cure for fibromyalgia. Access checked February 28, 2007.


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