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Resource Guide for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

The content below is part of the “Health Library” and is not indicative of services available at the facility.

  • Address:

    9400 West Higgins Road

    Rosemont, Illinois 60018

  • Phone:

    1-847-823-7186

  • Internet address:

    http://orthoinfo.org

  • Description of services provided:

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

  • Address:

    5550 Meadowbrook Drive

    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

  • Phone:

    1-847-378-0500

    1-888-566-2267

  • Internet address:

    http://www.aans.org

  • Description of services provided:

    This website provides information about back care and back surgery.

  • Address:

    1 AMS Circle

    Bethesda, MD 20892-3675

  • Phone:

    301-495-4484

    1-877-226-4267

  • Description of services provided:

    This NIH government site provides access to clinical trials, online information on a variety of medical conditions, paper publications that can be ordered, and scientific developments.

  • Address:

    PO Box 850

    Rocklin, CA 95677

  • Phone:

    1-800-533-3231

  • Internet address:

    http://theacpa.org

  • Description of services provided:

    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.