This video is a powerful learning tool, blending content with context and information with emotion. Through this series, people with chronic pain can see and hear how others have become actively involved in their own recovery and enhanced the medical treatment they receive.
Get the most from your relationship with your pharmacist.
A person with pain is like a car with four flat tires.
Having to live with chronic pain is difficult enough without the added burden of opioid induced constipation. This ACPA video will help you to have a meaningful conversation with your health care provider.
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This Discovery Channel documentary explores what chronic pain is, its individual and societal impact, and the future of pain management through the stories and struggles of six individuals living with chronic pain.
The only safe way to use NSAIDs is to take the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time.
This video is designed to help health care providers who are working with people who have chronic pain. Covered within the program is information about the various communication tools that the ACPA offers.
A look at what Fibromyalgia is, its causes and how to live life in spite of the pain.
This video covers what you need to know about medication pumps and neurostimulators.
Many of our veterans are returning home with life-changing injuries. Chronic pain is one of the major obstacles to returning to a full life.
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Tension increases pain. This five-minute relaxation exercise can help you let go of physical stress and begin to reduce your sense of suffering. If you enjoy this short relaxation experience, you may want to send for the longer audio version, available in our on-line store.
If you live with chronic pain, you know that chronic pain is different. Ed Covington, MD, director of the Cleveland Clinic Pain Management Program, explains some of the physiology of pain.
Our founder talks about how the ACPA can support you.
Hear members' thoughts about the value of the kind of peer support offered by ACPA groups.
Hear how some people with pain see their lives now.
Idaho’s First Lady Lori Otter offers a message of hope for those living with chronic pain.
If you have fibromyalgia---or any other long-term pain condition---you may have been told that you will need to "learn to live with it." In this presentation, Penney Cowan, ACPA founder and executi
Since 1980 we have been providing peer support and teaching coping skills to people with pain and their families.