Acpa

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Date registered: February 7, 2012
URL: http://theacpa.org

Biography

@ goals are to assist others who are suffering from pain and to advocate for people with pain to ensure proper care and treatment

Latest posts

  1. Group-based Approach Reduces Pain Magnification in Fibromyalgia — November 1, 2012
  2. Steps to Reduce VA Claims Backlog — July 27, 2012
  3. VetsPrevail — June 26, 2012
  4. Hate Crimes Against Disabled People — June 19, 2012
  5. Memorial Day 2012 — May 27, 2012

Author's posts listings

Nov
01

Group-based Approach Reduces Pain Magnification in Fibromyalgia

Pain Medicine News Mobile  by Rosemary Frei, MSc A study comparing the use of a multidisciplinary program and standard treatment for patients with fibromyalgia suggests that the intervention can significantly improve some aspects of the disease up to three months post-intervention. In a multicenter, randomized controlled trial presented in poster form at the Canadian Pain …

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Jul
27

Steps to Reduce VA Claims Backlog

Military Report: Week of July 16, 2012 The Department of Veterans Affairs processes more than a million disability compensation claims a year, for veterans of every age and era, whether they served in wartime or during periods of relative calm. Despite this, 558,000 claims are in “backlog” status. A new electronic claims processing system VA …

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Jun
26

VetsPrevail

Please Note: at the time of this post, VetsPrevail is open to any and all veterans-the press release states that it is only 500, it is now accessible to all veterans Vets Prevail Press Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   INTRODUCTION OF INNOVATIVE ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH CARE SERVICE FOR U.S. MILITARY SPARKS OVERWHELMING RESPONSE Vets PrevailSM …

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Jun
19

Hate Crimes Against Disabled People

Hate Crimes Against Disabled People Soar To A Record Level June 18, 2012 By swunion ‘Anti-scrounger’ rhetoric blamed for doubling of offences since 2008 financial crisis. The number of disability hate crimes reported to police has reached a record high, sparking concerns that the Coalition’s “anti-scrounger” rhetoric is fuelling hostility to the most vulnerable members …

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May
27

Memorial Day 2012

 

Apr
24

Run for the Wall

recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by all veterans who have served our nation. Veterans of recent conflicts and those currently on active duty are especially welcome to join us as we ride for those who cannot. Mission Statement: To promote healing among ALL veterans and their families and friends, to call for an accounting …

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Apr
03

Thousands Come to Vietnam Homecoming Celebration

CONCORD, N.C. — Thousands of people came to the Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday to give Vietnam veterans the welcome home that many of them said they never got four decades ago. Saturday’s Vietnam Veterans Homecoming Celebration featured several bands, the 82nd Airborne Division “All American Chorus” and parachute jumps. The main attraction was a replica …

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Mar
13

How to Use Fresh Ginger for Pain

How to Use Fresh Ginger for Pain   By Samantha Volz, eHow Contributor   Though it may be best known for its spicy taste, enhancing food products such as ginger ale and ginger snaps, ginger can be used for much more than flavoring. Ginger has been used as a medicinal aid around the world for …

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Mar
12

War’s Amputees: 4 out of 5 Say “Life Is Full”

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Wars’ Amputees: 4 of 5 Say “Life Is Full” By Mark Thompson | @MarkThompson_DC | March 12, 2012 | + Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Carden Marine Corporal Raymond Hennagir plays basketball with fellow military amputees in 2010 Nine of 10 have mental disorders. Two of every three suffer from PTSD, and …

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Mar
12

What’s Your Trigger?

Fibro Haven: How can we begin to heal if we do not understand why we are ill? Healing from chronic illness is so much more complicated than just treating the symptoms. Prescription meds may help us cope, but they do not correct the original imbalances that led to dis-ease. And with difficult-to-understand illnesses like fibromyalgia …

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