Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

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  • Address:

    6300 N River RD

    Rosemont, Illinois 60018-4262

  • Phone:

    1-847-823-7186

  • Internet address:

    http://orthoinfo.aaos.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.

  • Address:

    5550 Meadowbrook DR

    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

  • Internet address:

    http://www.neurosurgerytoday.org

  • Description of services provided:

    This website provides information about back care and back surgery.

  • Address:

    Information Clearinghouse

    National Institutes of Health

    1 AMS Circle

    Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

  • Phone:

    1-301-495-4484

    1-877-226-4267 (toll-free)

  • Email address:

    niamsinfo@mail.nih.gov

  • Internet address:

    www.niams.nih.gov

  • 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.

  • Address:

    PO Box 850

    Rocklin, CA 95677

  • Phone:

    800-533-5231

  • Email form:

    http://www.theacpa.org

  • Internet address:

    http://www.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.

  • Address:

    210 N Charles ST

    Suite 710

    Baltimore MD 21201

  • Phone:

    888-615–PAIN

  • Internet address:

    http://www.painfoundation.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The American Pain Association provides assistance for patients living with chronic pain, including networking, resources, and online information.