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American Chronic Pain Association

American Chronic Pain Association
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Contact

Telephone:
Address:
800-533-3231
PO Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
 

Organization website: http://www.theacpa.org/default.aspx

About Us

The American Chronic Pain Association has been helping people live fuller lives in spite of their pain since 1980. Our goal is to provide them with the tools they need, in addition to what their health care provider offers, so that they can improve their skills in the self-management of their chronic pain. We focus on helping the person with pain become an active partner on the health care team. In addition, we work to raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.

 

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You are right that zoster, or shingles, is caused by a virus. Luckily, most people either have been vaccinated against this virus or are already...
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Expired over-the-counter drugs are usually safe, but they might not be effective. The expiration date on the bottle is the last date the manufacturer...
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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain, stiffness, and tender spots on the body. It also makes people tire quickly. It involves muscles...
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It is a little confusing, but a number of antidepressants have actually been found to help ease chronic pain. According to the Pharmacologic, ...
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It’s very common for people to be confused about the difference between physical dependence and addiction. According to the American Chronic Pain...
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Coming to your appointment prepared will help the doctor to assess your condition more efficiently and effectively. Some things you can do to prepare...
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Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a very painful infection caused by the varicella zoster virus. This virus also causes chicken pox (varicella) and can...
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There is no cure for the damaged nerves that cause nerve pain. But with an effective pain management program that might include exercise, stress...
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Effectively managing nerve pain requires taking an active role in your health care and recovery process. Be open with your doctor about the pain you...
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As a person experiencing pain, you have the right to have your condition taken seriously. Nerve pain is a medical condition that affects more than...
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Neuropathic pain - otherwise known as nerve pain - is a type of chronic pain that occurs when nerves in the central nervous system become injured or...
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The tingling and burning sensations of nerve pain are very different from the soreness and aches you might feel from muscle pain. Muscle pain is...
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There are a number of symptoms associated with nerve pain. A common symptom is often described as a burning, stabbing, or tingling pain. Nerve pain...
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Biofeedback is a method used to raise a person’s awareness of physical processes that the body usually controls on its own. A computer is used to...
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Chronic pain is pain that continues a month or more beyond the usual recovery period for an injury or illness or that goes on for months or years due...