Resources

Arthritis

  • 250 Tips for Making Life With Arthritis Easier – by Shelley Peterman Schwarz
  • Anti-Arthritis Diet: Increase Mobility and Reduce Pain with This 28-Day Life-Changing Program – by Joseph Kandel
  • Arthritis of the Hip and Knee: The Active Person’s Guide to Taking Charge – by Ronald J. Allen
  • Arthritis Relief: Breakthroughs in Natural Healing – by Deborah L. Wilcox-Jamieson, Deborah L. Wilcox
  • Arthritis Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Specific Forms of Arthritis and Related Disorders, Including Rheumatoid Arthritis – by Allan R. Cook
  • Arthritis: An American Yoga Association Guide – by Alice Christensen
  • Arthritis: How You Can Benefit from Diet, Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, Exercise, and Other Natural Methods (Getting Well Naturally Series) – by Michael T. Murray
  • Exercise and Arthritis: A Guide to Pain-Free Movement – by Margaret Hills and Janet Horwood
  • Exercise Beats Arthritis: An Easy-to-Follow Program of Exercises – by Valerie Sayce and Ian Fraser
  • Finding Ways: Recovering from Rheumatoid Arthritis Through Alternative Medicine – by Barbara Jay Nies
  • Health Organizer: A Personal Health-Care Record – by the Arthritis Foundation
  • The Arthritis Action Program: An Integrated Plan of Traditional and Complementary Therapies – by Michael E. Weinblatt
  • The Arthritis Bible: A Comprehensive Guide to Alternative Therapies and Conventional Treatments for Arthritic Diseases – By Leonid Gordin and Craig Weatherby
  • The Arthritis Exercise Book: Gentle, Joint-By-Joint Exercises to Keep You Flexible and Independent – by Gwen, R.N., B.S.N. Ellert, Barry Koehler
  • The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Alternative Therapies – by Judith Horstman

Back and Neck Pain

  • 7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life: How to Rapidly Relieve Back and Neck Pain Using the McKenzie Method – by Robin A. McKenzie and Craig Kubey
  • Back Care Basics: A Doctor’s Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief – by Mary Pullig Schatz
  • Back Pain Remedies For Dummies – by Michael Sinel, MD and William Deardorff, Ph.D
  • Back Pain Understood: A Cutting-Edge Approach To Healing Your Back – by Brian Hainline
  • Chronic Back Pain: Moving On – by Julie Zimmerman, PT
  • Heal Your Aching Back: What A Harvard Doctor Wants You To Know About Finding Relief & Keeping Your Back Strong – by Jeffrey N. Katz and Gloria Parkinson
  • Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection – by John E. Sarno
  • Low Back Pain and Osteoporosis – by Simeon Margolis, M.D. , Ph.D. and John J. Kostuik, M.D.
  • Natural Medicine for Back Pain: The Best Alternative Methods for Banishing Back Aches from Acupressure & Chiropractic to Nutrition & Yoga – by Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D. and Suzanne LeVert
  • The Back Pain Book – by Steve Lockhart
  • The Back Pain Helpbook – by James E. Moore, PhD., Kate Lorig, R.N., Dr.P.H., Michael Von Korff, Sc.D., Virginia M. Gonzalez, M.P.H., Diana D. Lautent, M.P.H.
  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Healing Back Pain – by Deborah S. Romaine
  • The MindBody Workbook – by David Schechter M.D.
  • Treat Your Own Back – by Robin McKenzie
  • Treat Your Own Neck – by Robin McKenzie
  • YMCA Healthy Back Book – by YMCA and Patricia Sammann

Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia

  • America Exhausted: Breakthrough Treatments of Fatigue and Fibromyalgia – by Dr. Edward J. Conley
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Other Invisible Illnesses – by Katherine Berne, Ph.D.
  • Coping With Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis) – by Beth Ediger
  • Disease Of A Thousand Names – by Dr. David Bell.
  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome: A Survival Manual – by Devin Starlanyl, M.D. and Mary Ellen Copeland, M.S., M.A.
  • Fibromyalgia Simple Relief Through Movement – by Stacie Bigelow
  • Fibromyalgia, A Comprehensive Approach – by Miryam Williamson
  • Fibromyalgia: A Comprehensive Approach – by Miryam Ehrlich Williamson
  • Fibromyalgia: A Comprehensive Approach – What You Can Do About Chronic Pain and Fatigue – by Miryam Williamson
  • Fibromyalgia: Managing The Pain – by Mark Pellegrino, M.D.
  • Finding Strength in Weakness: Help and Hope for Families Battling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – by Lynn Vanderzalm and David S. Bell
  • From Fatigued to Fantastic! A Proven Program to Regain Vibrant Health – by Jacob Teitelbaum
  • If You Would Just Get Out of Bed: My Life With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – by Stephanie Kelley
  • Invisible Illnesses: Non-Drug Solutions to Understand and Reversing the Common Denominators – by Gloria Gilbere Ph.D.
  • Just Fine: Unmasking Concealed Chronic Illness and Pain – by Carol Sveilich, M.A.
  • Living Well with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You…That You Need to Know – by Mary J. Shomon
  • Natural Choices for Fibromyalgia: Discover Your Personal Method for Pain Relief – by Jane Oelke, N.D., Ph.D.
  • Patches of Sunshine: A Daily Devotional for Fibromyalgia Patients – by Nancy Sonneman
  • Reversing Fibromyalgia – by Dr. Joe Elrod
  • Reversing Fibromyalgia: How to Treat and Overcome Fibromyalgia and Other Arthritis-Related Diseases – by Joe M. Elrod
  • Sick and Tired Of Feeling Sick and Tired – by Paul J. Donoghue, Ph.D. and Mary E. Siegel, Ph.D.
  • The Fibromyalgia Advocate: Getting The Support You Need To Cope with Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome – by Dr. Devin J. Starlanyl
  • The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Resource Book and Life Planner Workbook – by Dawn Hughes
  • The Fibromyalgia Help Book – by Jenny Fransen, R.N., and I. Jon Russell, M.D.
  • The Fibromyalgia Survivor – by Mark Pellegrino
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Fibromyalgia – by Mark Pellegrino, M.D.
  • We Are Not Alone, Learning To Live With Chronic Illness – by Sefra Kobrin Pitzele
  • We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & the Politics of Disease – by Rik Carlson
  • When Muscle Pain Won’t Go Away – by Gayle Backstrom with Dr. Bernard R. Rubin

General Pain Resources

  • A Delicate Balance: Living Successfully with Chronic Illness – by Susan Milstrey Wells
  • A Life Larger Than Pain: The Pathway From Resignation to Renewal – Erv Hinds, MD
  • A Revolutionary Method for Stopping Chronic Pain – by Pete Egoscue
  • ABC’s Of Pain Relief and Treatment: Advances, Breakthroughs and Choices – by Dr. Tim Sams
  • Body Logic – by Lee Mickle
  • Chronic Pain – by Dennis C. Tuck
  • Chronic Pain Management – by Paul Aj Hardy
  • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness – Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.
  • How to Cope With Chronic Pain – by Nelson Hendler, M.D.
  • I’d Rather be Working: A Step by Step Guide to Financial Self-Support for People with Chronic Illness – by Gayle Backstrom
  • Live Well With Chronic Pain: A Journey Of Discovery – by Liza H. Leal
  • Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions – by Kate Lorig & James F Fries
  • Living Beyond Pain – by Ilan L Cohen, Ph.D.
  • Living With Chronic Pain – by Dr. Jennifer Schneider
  • Making Peace With Chronic Pain: A Whole-Life Strategy – by Marlene E. Hunter, M.D., F.C.F.P.
  • Managing Pain Before It Manages You – by Margaret A. Caudill, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Mayo Clinic On Chronic Pain – by Jeffrey Rome, M.D. Mayo Clinic Health Information
  • Pain Sourcebook – Edited by Allan R. Cook
  • Peripheral Neuropathy: When The Numbness, Weakness, And Pain Won’t Stop – by Norman Latov
  • Poetry Of Pain: Poems Of Truth, Acceptance and Hope For Those Who Suffer Chronic Pain – by Linda Martinson
  • Practical and Positive Ways to Adapt to Chronic Pain – by Dr. Michael Nicholas & Dr. Allan Molloy
  • Recovering Your Lost Self – edited by Art Martin and Tony Stubbs
  • Relieving Sciatica – by Larry P Credit, OMD, Sharon G. Hartunian, LICSW, and Margaret J. Nowak, CMT
  • Stretching – by Bob Anderson
  • The Challenge of Pain – by Ronald Melzack and Patrick D. Wall
  • The Chronic Pain Management Sourcebook – by David Drum
  • The Essential Arthritis Cookbook: Kitchen Basics for People With Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Other Chronic Pain and Fatigue – by Sarah L. Morgan
  • The Grief Recovery Handbook – by John W. James and Russell Friedman
  • The Healing Power of Exercise: Your Guide to Preventing and Treating Diabetes, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, and More – by Linn Goldberg
  • The Pain Cure: The Proven Medical Program That Helps End Your Chronic Pain – by Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.
  • The Winner’s Guide to Pain Relief – by Hal Blatman, MD, and Brad Ekvall, BFA
  • Treating Chronic Pain The Healing Partnership – by Aleene M. Friedman, Ph.D.
  • What Do You Do When the Medications Don’t Work? A Non-Drug Treatment of Dizziness, Migraine Headaches, Fibromyalgia, and Other Chronic Conditions – by Michael L. Johnson
  • Write Now: Maintaining a Creative Spirit while Homebound and Ill – by Susan Dion (Free Book, send $1.29 for postage), PO Box 341, Penns Grove, NJ 08069 USA
  • Your Pain Is Real: Free Yourself from Chronic Pain with Breakthrough Medical Treatments – by Emile Hiesiger, M.D.

Headaches and Migraines

  • Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Headaches – by Robert D. Milne, Blake More and Burton Goldberg
  • Breaking the Headache Cycle: A Proven Program for Treating and Preventing Recurring Headaches – by: Ian Livingstone and Donna Novak
  • Como prevenir y vencer el dolor de cabeza / How to Prevent and Overcome Headaches – by Alberto J. Peña
  • Headache Free: A Personalized Program to Stop Migraine, Cluster, Sinus, Tension, Menstrual, and Rebound Headaches – by Roger K. Cady and Kathleen Farmer
  • Headache Help: A Complete Guide to Understanding Headaches and the Medications That Relieve Them–Fully – by Susan Lang and Lawrence Robbins
  • Heal Your Headache: The 1-2-3 Program for Taking Charge of Your Pain – by David Buchholz
  • Life Beyond Headaches – by Jeffry Finnigan
  • Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You… That You Need to Know (Living Well) – by Teri Robert
  • Managing Migraines: Dealing With Migraines From All Perspectives… Something To Help Each Sufferer – by Claire Houlding
  • Managing Your Headaches – by Mark W. Green, Leah M. Green and John F. Rothrock
  • Migraine and Other Headaches: Your Questions Answered – by Andrew Dowson
  • No More Headaches No More Migraines – by Zuzana Bic
  • Overcoming Headaches and Migraines: Clinically Proven Cure for Chronic Pain – by Lisa Morrone
  • Relieving Headaches and Migraines: Natural Remedies for Better Living (Healthy Body, Healthy Soul) – by David Hazard
  • The Headache Prevention Cookbook: Eating Right to Prevent Migraines and Other Headaches – by David R. Marks, and Laura Marks
  • The Hormone Headache: New Ways to Prevent, Manage, and Treat Migraines and Other Headaches – by Seymour Diamond, Bill Still and Cynthia Still
  • Trigger Point Therapy for Headaches & Migraines: Your Self Treatment Workbook for Pain Relief – by Valerie Delaune
  • Working with Headaches and Migraines (Mindful Healing) – by Bob Stahl, Ph.D.

Lupus

  • Celebrate Life – by Kathleen Lewis
  • Control Your Pain (Lupus) – by Robert Phillips, PhD
  • Coping With Lupus – by Robert Phillips Ph.D.
  • Get To Sleep! How to Sleep Well Despite Lupus – by Robert Phillips, PhD
  • Living With Lupus The Complete Guide – by Sheldon Blau, M.D. and Dodi Schultz
  • Lupus Q&A Everything You Need To Know – by Robert Lahita, M.D., Ph.D. and Robert H. Phillips Ph.D.
  • Peace In The Storm – by Maureen Pratt
  • Successful Living With Lupus: An Action Workbook – by Robert Phillips, Ph.D.
  • Taking Charge of Lupus – by Maureen Pratt and David Hallegua, M.D.
  • The Lupus Book: A Guide for Patients and Their Families – by Daniel J Wallace
  • We Are Not Alone: Learning to Live With Chronic Illness – by Sefra Kobrin Pitzele

Temperomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)

  • Taking Control of TMJ – by Robert Uppgaard
  • The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook – by Clair Davies, NCTMB
  • TMJ: The Self Help Program – by John J. Taddey

Partners Resources

  • Beyond Chaos: One Man’s Journey Alongside His Chronically Ill Wife – by Gregg Piburn
  • Mainstay: For the Well Spouse of the Chronically Ill – by Maggie Strong
  • Surviving Your Spouse’s Chronic Illness: A Compassionate Guide – by Chris McGonigle
  • The Fibromyalgia Supporter – by Mark Pellegrino

Organizations and Associations

  • American Academy of Pain Management  •  Phone: (209) 533-9744  •  Fax: (209) 533-9750  •  Website: www.aapainmanage.org
  • American Headache Society  •  Phone: 856-423-0043  •  Fax: 856-423-0082  •  Website: www.AmericanHeadacheSociety.org
  • American Pain Foundation  •  888-615-PAIN (7246)  •  Website: www.painfoundation.org
  • Arthritis Foundation  •  National Office  •  Phone: 800-283-7800  •  Website: www.arthritis.org
  • Fibromyalgia Alliance of America, Inc.  •  Phone: 614-457–4222  •  Fax: 614-457–2729  •  Fibromyalgia Network  •  Phone: 800-853–2929  •  Website: www.fmnetnews.com
  • Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.  •  National Office  •  Phone: 202-349-1155  •  Fax: 202-349-1156  •  Information request line: 800-558-0121  •  Para información en español: 800-558-0231 •  Website: www.lupus.org
  • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Association  •  Phone: 816-313-2000  •  Fax: 816-524-6782  •  Website: www.ncfsfa.org
  • National Headache Association  •  Website: www.foryourcause.com
  • National Headache Foundation  •  Phone: 888-NHF-5552  •  Website: www.headaches.org
  • The National Migraine Association  •  Phone: 703-349-1929  •  Website: www.migraines.org
  • National Pain Foundation  •  Website: www.nationalpainfoundation.org
  • TMJ Association  •  Phone: 262-432-0350 •  Fax: 262-432-0375  •  Website: www.tmj.org
  • Well Spouse Foundation  •  Phone: 212-644–1241 or 800-838–0879  •  Fax: 212-644–1338  •  Website: www.wellspouse.org •