Category: Pain

Chronic Pain Australia

Chronic Pain Australia is dedicated to reducing the social and other barriers to living with chronic pain. They receive NO FUNDING from government. They are all volunteers, and together have achieved a great deal including partnering with the Australian Pain Society and the Faculty of Pain Medicine to develop Australia’s First National Pain Strategy.  

Canadian Pain Society

The CPS is a society of scientists and health professionals who have a vested interest in pain research and management. As a chapter of the IASP, the CPS supports the treatment of pain as a basic human right and is currently advocating for a Canadian National Pain Strategy.  

Chronic Pain Anonymous

Non Profit: Support groups using the Twelve Step philosophy towards comfort & understanding; various states have face to face meetings, telephone and online support  

American Society for Pain Management Nursing

Non Profit: Professional Membership Organization dedicated to teaching nurses best practices in pain care  

American Pain Society

Non Profit: Professional Organization with primarily pain researchers, academicians and clinician members  

American Chronic Pain Association

Non Profit: Consumer Organization that offers peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals; US member of IASP.   The American Chronic Pain Association was founded in 1980 by Penney Cowan in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After many years of living with chronic pain, Penney had More Info »

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

Non Profit: Professional Membership Organization representing physicians practicing in the specialty of pain medicine; offers patient education section with find a provider resource. The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is the medical specialty society representing physicians practicing in the field of pain medicine. As a medical specialty society, the Academy is involved in education, More Info »

American Academy of Pain Management

Non Profit: Professional Membership Organization dedicated to patient-centered integrative model of pain care; AKA “The Academy”; represents broad variety of ┬áhealth care professionals; emphasis on integrative and interdisciplinary approach to pain care; online and print publications, credentialing, find a provider tool; home for SPPAN. The mission of the American Academy of Pain Management is to More Info »