Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center - Health Library

Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Ortho Info—American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

9400 West Higgins Road

Rosemont, Illinois 60018

1-847-823-7186

http://orthoinfo.org

This website provides information about back care, exercises to strengthen the back and abdomen, proper lifting techniques, and back surgery.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons ^

5550 Meadowbrook Drive

Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

1-847-378-0500

1-888-566-2267

http://www.aans.org

This website provides information about back care and back surgery.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases ^

1 AMS Circle

Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

301-495-4484

1-877-226-4267

https://www.niams.nih.gov

This NIH government organization supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases. The Health Topics section provides information about a variety of conditions.

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) ^

PO Box 850

Rocklin, CA 95677

1-800-533-3231

http://theacpa.org

With a mission to educate and increase awareness about chronic pain, this organization provides top new stories and feature articles. Major topics include strategies to manage chronic pain, a support group called "growing pains," resources, video clips from the ACPA's series "Pathways Through Pain," and frequently asked questions. Professionals and caretakers will also find helpful information on this website.

Last reviewed November 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP  Last Updated: 11/7/2018