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Pioneering stroke care video

Learn how Providence built a telestroke network to improve stroke care in communities in Oregon and Washington.

Ask an Expert: Headache Pain Relievers

What pain medicines are safe to use for headaches? With all the recent recalls and new safety warnings, I’m worried that I may be risking a stroke or heart attack every time I take something to get rid of a headache.

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Providence Telestroke Network map

Miles away… and by your side. See the map of all telestroke locations.

Proprietary Health Article

[VIDEO] Providence Telestroke Network in Action

Watch this video depicting the lifesaving power of telestroke.

Recommended Resource

Healthfinder.gov Page on Headaches

Headache topic page for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

Medline Plus: Headache

Medline Plus topic page on headaches, providing info on different types and treatment options.

The Center for Peripheral Neuropathy: Quantitative Sudomotor Axon Reflex Test (QSART)

The Peripheral Neuropathy Center’s page explaining the QSART-The quantitative sudomotor axon reflex test (QSART) is used to assess the small nerve fibers, which are linked to the sweat glands.

The Neuropathy Association

The Neuropathy Association is the leading national non-profit organization serving the peripheral neuropathy community.  We provide support and education, advocate for patients’ interests, and promote research into the causes of and cures for neuropathy.

CMTA: Why Does Peripheral Neuropathy Cause Pain?

The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association study and explanation about why peripheral neuropathy is painful, what causes it and how it’s treated.

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) was founded in 1953. We are a nonprofit membership association dedicated to the advancement of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine. Our more than 5,000 physician members -- primarily neurologists and physiatrists -- now are joined by allied health professionals and Ph.D. researchers working to improve the quality of medical care to patients with muscle and nerve disorders.

AANEM Website

Website for the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

FDA COX-2 Selective (includes Bextra, Celebrex, and Vioxx) and Non-Selective Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)

Explains requirement by FDA to change labels on drugs commonly prescribed for arthritis and headache.

JAMA: Peripheral Neuropathy

The Journal of the American Medical Association page on Peripheral Neuropathy defining the disease, causes and treatment options.

JAMA: Herniated Lumbar Disks

The Journal of the American Medical Association’s page about herniated lumbar discs, including causes, symptoms and treatment resources.

JAMA: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patient Page

The Journal of the American Medical Association patient page (PDF) about carpal tunnel syndrome.

NINDS: Peripheral Neuropathy Fact Sheet

NINDS page on Peripheral Neuropathy includes information about the condition, treatment options, research and resources.

NINDS: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders page on carpal tunnel syndrome, including diagnosing the condition, treatment options and research.

NLM Medline Plus: Peripheral Nerve Disorders

National Library of Medicine’s Medline Plus page on peripheral nerve disorders, providing definitions, descriptions and resources for treatment.

National Headache Foundation

Welcome to the website for the National Headache Foundation — the world's largest voluntary organization for the support of headache sufferers.