In serving our clients we work hard to stay abreast of emerging medical treatments and breakthroughs. We consider that a necessity and an absolute responsibility to those we represent. We also follow and support outstanding injury-related associations and support groups. Connecting our clients to the information, services, and resources offered by these organizations is an important part of what we do.
We gladly share the following list to assist you and your family as you confront and overcome whatever may be your injury challenge. We will be right there with you every step of the way.
CHRONIC PAIN CONDITIONS AND DISORDERS
Associations and Organizations
1) American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), www.theacpa.org
The goal of the ACPA is to provide support, validation, and education on basic pain management and life skills. supports groups are established nationwide.
2) American Academy of Pain Medicine, www.painmed.org
Medical specialty society representing physicians and then team members practicing in the field of pain management and involved in education, training, advocacy, and research.
3) National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA), www.fmcpaware.org
Nonprofit organization that supports people with chronic pain illness and their families by contributing to caring, professional, and community relationships through continuing education, networking and support groups and advocates, and affiliation with professional organizations, members have a place to be informed, get involved, and recognize achievements.
4) Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA), www.rsds.org
Provides support and education to all affected by the pain of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. Raises funds for research and promotes vibrant community participation in conferences, mentoring, and support groups.
1) Pain Free Living, Pete Egoscue (2011).
2) Quiet Your Mind And Get To Sleep, Colleen Canney (2009).
3) Living Beyond Your Pain, JoAnne Dahl, Ph.D. (2006).
4) You Are Not Your Pain, Vidyamala Burch (2015).
5) Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome; A Survival Manual, Devin Starlanyl, M.D., Mary Ellen Copeland, M.S., M.A. (1996).