The World of
More than 125 million Amercians are suffering.
These conditions can cause a world of pain.
Be sure you know the cautions and side effects.
Finding help is not always simple for those in pain.
These tips can help prevent a lifetime of pain.
Up-to-date news on pain-related issues.
Finding Good DoctorsFinding the right physician who is the right fit can require many "interviews." Don't be afraid to "just say no" if the doctor you see isn't a good fit. Above all, don't give up. The right doctor is out there. Like the fairy-tale princess, you may have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince/princess.
Personal referrals are often the best way to find a good doctor. If you belong to a support group, ask people in it. Ask if you can use their name when you call for an appointment.
A Warning Guide to Clinics - Put together by physicians. Good reading and advice on choosing a doctor.
Lists of Pain Clinics and DoctorsWebMD - Lists over 500,000 physicians who specialize in chronic pain, spinal cord injury, various health management organizations, state medical boards, and other criteria.
Pain Clinics - List of pain clinics by state. Huge resource of pain doctors and specialists.
NACPAC - The North American Chronic Pain Association of American clinics.
Open Directory - Largest human-edited directory of doctors and pain clinics on the Internet.
Pain Care - Brief but thorough list of pain doctors and clinics.