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Chronic Female Pelvic Pain (cont.)

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
409 12th Street SW
P.O. Box 96920
Washington, DC 20090-6920
Phone: (202) 638-5577
Email: resources@acog.org
Web Address: www.acog.org

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.


International Pelvic Pain Society
1111 North Plaza Drive
Suite 550
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4950
Phone: (847) 517-8712
Email: info@pelvicpain.org
Web Address: www.pelvicpain.org

Chronic pelvic pain affects millions of women. However, new surgical and medical therapies are available that may offer hope for women suffering from chronic pelvic pain. The International Pelvic Pain Society brings physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, and basic scientists together to coordinate, collect, and apply this growing body of information, and the organization serves as a forum for professional and public education.


National Women's Health Information Center
8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 1-800-994-9662
(202) 690-7650
Fax: (202) 205-2631
TDD: 1-888-220-5446
Web Address: www.womenshealth.gov

The National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC) is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. NWHIC provides women's health information to a variety of audiences, including consumers, health professionals, and researchers.


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