Online Resources: Pain Management

Organizations

Academy of Integrated Pain Management (formerly American Academy of Pain Management) – A professional organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with pain by advancing a person-centered, integrative model of pain care.

American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) – Provides resources and information for patients and their families. 

American Cancer Society– Information regarding pain management for cancer patients.

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) – Peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families.

American Pain Society (APS) – Advance pain-related research, education, treatment and professional practice for physicians and healthcare professionals.

Cancer.net – A list of blogs regarding pain management from the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO).

Journal of Pain – Forum for clinical researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals to improve the care of patients in pain.

The Global Pain Initiative – The National Pain Foundation – Their mission is to transform the way pain is understood, assessed and treated.

Practical Pain Management – Journal with most current articles on chronic pain treatments and research.

US Pain Foundation – Education, resources and support for those in pain and their caregivers.

Drugs.com– Comprehensive source of drug information providing free, peer reviewed data on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products.

Specialty Pharmacies

CVS – Information regarding specialty medications and the conditions they treat. Support and assistance for patients and their families on filling new prescriptions, coordinating insurance authorizations and locations of pharmacies.

Walgreens – Information regarding specialty medications and the conditions they treat. Support, assistance and training for patients and their families on filling new prescriptions, coordinating insurance authorizations and locating pharmacies.