Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

RESOURCES

Address: 9400 West Higgins Road Rosemont, Illinois 60018

Phone: 1-847-823-7186

Internet address: http://orthoinfo.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.

RESOURCES

Address: 5550 Meadowbrook Drive Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Phone: 1-847-378-0500 1-888-566-2267

Internet address: http://www.aans.org

Description of services provided: This website provides information about back care and back surgery.

RESOURCES

Address: 1 AMS Circle Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

Phone: 301-495-4484 1-877-226-4267

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.

RESOURCES

Address: PO Box 850 Rocklin, CA 95677

Phone: 1-800-533-3231

Internet address: http://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.

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