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World Arthritis Day – StandUp2OA

World Arthritis Day – StandUp2OA

Oct 12 all-day

World Arthritis Day is almost upon us! Let’s bring this global awareness day state-side. Even if you miss the October 12 observance, feel free to use this content all October long! Use the following resources … Continue reading “World Arthritis Day – StandUp2OA”

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Understanding Migraines and Managing Pain Event in Salt Lake City, UT

Understanding Migraines and Managing Pain Event in Salt Lake City, UT

Oct 15 all-day

Understanding Migraines and Managing Pain Event in Salt Lake City, UT

This is a FREE event. Please be sure to call and Register @ 800.533.3231.  When you call leave your name and number with the date of this event and we will call you to confirm … Continue reading “Understanding Migraines and Managing Pain Event in Salt Lake City, UT”

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Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event

Oct 18 all-day

Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event October 18, 2018 9:30 – 3:00 – Lunch on your own VA Illiana Health Care system Building 58, Social Activity Room Danville, IL 61832 Please … Continue reading “Veterans In Pain – Understanding Migraines and Pain Management Event”

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September Pain Awareness Month

The first Pain Awareness Month was in 2001, when the ACPA led a coalition of groups to establish September as Pain Awareness Month. Please c ...

Welcome to The American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals.

The information and tools on our site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.

ACPA Mission:

To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.

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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