Resources for Pain Management

  • Fact Sheets

    • This ACPA Resource Guide to Chronic Pain Medication & Treatment covers medications and treatments for pain. The information in this ACPA Resource Guide to Chronic Pain Medication & Treatment is a summary of information from multiple sources and is also available in video format. This Guide is not meant to serve as medical advice for your condition or regarding your treatment needs.

    • Pain is a serious problem for many people with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Pain after SCI can occur in parts of the body where there is normal sensation (feeling) as well as areas that have little or no feeling. The pain is very real and can have a negative impact on quality of life. A person in severe pain may have difficulty carrying out daily activities or participating in enjoyable pastimes. 

    • Discusses the types of SCI pain and pain management.

  • Companies / Products

    • Medtronic is the world’s largest medical technology company, offering an unprecedented breadth and depth of innovative therapies to fulfill our Mission of alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life. Last year, more than 10 million people benefited from our medical therapies, which treat cardiac and vascular diseases, diabetes, and neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. 

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