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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery


(Jump to: Pain Disorders | Pain in Children | Pain in Specific Parts of the Body | Pain Management | Organizations | Overviews )

American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA)
Find a Pain Management Clinic or Specialist
Pain Management Center:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Pediatric Pain Management Clinic:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital [Pediatric]
Find an Academy Member Professional:American Academy of Pain Management

Overviews of Pain
Pain:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Pain: Hope Through Research:NINDS

Index to Pain in Specific Parts of the Body
Abdomen Ear Jaw Shoulder
Ankle Face Knee Sinus
Back Foot Leg Testicle
Breast Hand Neck Throat
Chest Head Nerve Tooth
Elbow Heel Pelvis Vulva
Eye Hip Rectum Wrist

Pain in Children
Growing Pains:Nemours Foundation

Pain Disorders
Central Pain Syndrome
Central Pain Syndrome:NINDS
Central Pain Syndrome:NORD
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome)
What is CRPS?:RSDS Association
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Fact Sheet:NINDS
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome:MedlinePlus
Myofascial (Muscle) Pain Syndrome
Myofascial Pain Syndrome:Mayo Clinic
Neuropathic Pain
Neuropathic Pain:Brain & Spine Foundation
See also Peripheral Nerve Disorders
See also Perceptual Disorders, Phantom Limb

Pain Management
General Pain Management
Pain Management Tools:ACPA
Living With - and Without - Pain:Muscular Dystrophy Association
See also Cancer, Coping With Cancer and Its Treatment, Pain
Pain Management Medications
Chronic Pain
Pain Relievers: Understanding Your OTC
Pain Relievers:MedlinePlus
Complementary Approaches
Psychological and Mind-Body Therapies:Beth Israel Medical Center
Chronic Pain and CAM:National Center for Complmentary and Alternative Medicine
Interventional Approaches
Interventional Approaches:Beth Israel Medical Center
Cortisone Shots:Mayo Clinic
Nerve Blocks:
See also Musculoskeletal System, Non-Surgical Treatment of Back and Neck Pain, Injections
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation:MedlinePlus
Stimulatory Approaches
Treatment of Pain and Inflammation:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS):Aetna InteliHealth
Acupuncture, see CAM Therapies and Modalities
Surgical Approaches
Surgical Approaches:Beth Israel Medical Center
Chronic Pain:American Association of Neurological Surgeons

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