Patient Resources

Healthcare Providers


American Academy of Pain Management

The American Academy of Pain Management is an inclusive, interdisciplinary organization serving clinicians who treat people with pain through education, setting standards of care, and advocacy.


American Academy of Pain Medicine

The practice of Pain Medicine is multidisciplinary in approach, incorporating modalities from various specialties to ensure the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of the pain patient.


American Pain Foundation

The American Pain Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and increase access to effective pain management.


American Society for Pain Management Nursing

To advance and promote optimal nursing care for people affected by pain by promoting best nursing practices.


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

At Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, pain management is one component of a broad symptom-management approach for patients at every stage of treatment.

The Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation affirms its commitment to researching, developing, and providing quality medical educational and informational content to our users absolutely free in a quality online format. By providing a variety of accredited activities for physicians, pharmacists and nurses, the Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation seeks to foster an environment where healthcare professionals can grow in their knowledge and management of pain and its management.


Pain Institute Leadership Council

The Leadership Council consists of practitioners and researchers who are focused on promoting the proper treatment and management of pain. This site will be periodically updated to include videos or commentary by members of the council. is the home of all certified enduring materials, educational resources, physician tools, and patient materials created by PPS on the treatment and management of pain. All programs are continuously evaluated by the steering committee, an expert multidisciplinary team of specialists, researchers, and practicing physicians in pain management. The editorial board includes experts in the pain management field. The information found on is designed to support, not to replace, the relationship between the patient and the physician.


Pain Management by

There are various methods to treat chronic pain, which are dependent on the type of pain experienced.


Partners Against Pain

Partners Against Pain is an online pain management resource for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.


WebMD Pain Management Health Center

Pain management is important for ongoing pain control, especially for longterm or chronic pain.


What is Pain Medicine?

A general article about managing pain, how to find a pain management specialist, and the goals of pain management.


For Patients

Cancer Pain Management in Children

Pain is frequently a significant acute and chronic symptom of these children and is often under treated. A better understanding of the nature of pain, new interventions, agents, and methods of pain medication delivery are essential components to improving a child's care and quality of life.


Cancer Pain Management at the University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center

Finding the best combination of pain-controlling treatments so that patients can experience the best possible quality of life. The resources on this page are helpful in finding ways to alleviate cancer pain.


Cleveland Clinic Anesthesiology Institute Pain Management Department

Cleveland Clinic practitioners treat each patient individually using the latest equipment and various innovative procedures to diagnose pain and determine a patient's care needs.


Partners Against Pain

Partners Against Pain is an online pain management resource for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.


Power Over Your Pain

Whether you have lived with chronic pain for years or have just been diagnosed, this website will help you find the information you need to get “power” over your pain.


Stanford School of Medicine Pain Management Center

The Pain Management Center at Stanford University Medical Center offers a comprehensive range of services for patients with acute or chronic pain.


What is Pain Management?

Back pain is a common complaint and a leading reason people seek medical care. There are many causes of acute or chronic back pain such as back strain, spinal stenosis, and osteoarthritis. But how is back pain treated? What happens if pain doesn't go away?