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September Pain Awareness Month – Inside Out Campaign #ACPAinsideout Pain is something that many of us feel, but it cannot be seen. That does not ...

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Pain Week The National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners

Pain Week The National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners

Sep 4 all-day

Pain Week The National conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners September 4-8, 2018 Las Vegas, NV painweek.org

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Webinar “How to benefit from clinical trials and what happens after them? A patient’s story.”

Webinar “How to benefit from clinical trials and what happens after them? A patient’s story.”

Sep 5 all-day

Webinar “How to benefit from clinical trials and what happens after them? A patient’s story.” by IAPO — view profile page Wednesday, September 5, 2018 04:00 PM Europe/London Agenda This educational webinar is organized by FindMeCure Foundation and Chronic Pain … Continue reading “Webinar “How to benefit from clinical trials and what happens after them? A patient’s story.””

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Chronic Pain: The Science of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches

Chronic Pain: The Science of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches

Sep 11 all-day

We invite you to attend a 1-day symposium on chronic pain research that will be held in Boston on September 11, 2018. Chronic Pain: The Science of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches, sponsored by the … Continue reading “Chronic Pain: The Science of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches”

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Don’t Punish Pain Rallies

Don’t Punish Pain Rallies

Sep 18 all-day

This is the website for the Don’t Punish Pain Rallies being held nationwide on September 18, 2018. A roster of rallies and useful publicity materials will be maintained here. The Don’t Punish Pain organization does not raise money and everything accomplished … Continue reading “Don’t Punish Pain Rallies”

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Save the Date – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center @ Stanford University

Save the Date – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center @ Stanford University

Sep 29 all-day

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center at Stanford University Second Annual -Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS Sponsored by Open Medicine Foundation   SAVE THE DATE Saturday, September 29, 2018 Paul Brest Hall, Stanford University Come … Continue reading “Save the Date – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Center @ Stanford University”

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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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