Patient Organizations and Medical Societies:
Companies and Commercial Supporters
The International Neuromodulation Society fosters cooperation and partnership between clinicians, scientists and industry. We are proud of this cooperation and we would like to take this opportunity to thank our corporate partners for all of their support.
Commercial Supporters of INS
St. Jude Medical
Atlas of Implantable Therapies for Pain Management
1st Edition., 2011, ISBN: 978-0-387-88566-7
Timothy R. Deer, MD »
Co-authors: Jennifer French and James Cavuoto »
Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical, Interventional, and Behavioral Approaches
Editors: Timothy R. Deer, Michael Leong, Asokumar Buvanendran, V. Gordin, P. S. Kim, S. J. Panchal, and A. L. Ray »
Electrical Stimulation and the Relief of Pain
Volume 15 of the Pain Research and Clinical Management Series
Editor: Brian A. Simpson »
Emerging Horizons in Neuromodulation: New Frontiers in Brain and Spine Stimulation
Editors: Clement Hamani and Elena Moro »
Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management
2011, ISBN: 978-1-4377-2216-1
Volumes 1 - 4
Editor: Timothy R. Deer »
1st Edition, 2009, ISBN 9780123742483.
Volumes 1 - 2
Editors: Elliot S. Krames, P. Hunter Peckham, Ali Rezai »
Neurostimulation: Principles and Practice
2013, ISBN: 978-1-118-34635-8
Editors: Sam Eljamel, Konstantin Slavin »
Operative Neuromodulation Volume 1: Functional Neuroprosthetic Surgery. An Introduction
2007, ISBN: 978-3-211-33079-1
Editors: Damianos E. Sakas, Brian A. Simpson, Elliot S. Krames »
Operative Neuromodulation Volume 2: Neural Networks Surgery
Editors: Damianos E. Sakas, Brian A. Simpson »
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Editors: Konstantin V. Slavin, Dade Lunsford »
Stimulation of the Peripheral Nervous System
The Neuromodulation Frontier
(Progress in Neurological Surgery, Vol. 29)
2016, ISBN 978-3-318-02808-9
Editor: Konstantin V. Slavin »
Topics in Neuromodulation Treatment
Editor: Jose D. Carrillo-Ruiz
InTech, March, 2012
ISBN: 978-953-51-0395-0, 190 pages »
Resources - Industry Associations and Trade Publications
Advanced Medical Technology Association
To help to continue to assure a high standard of ethical conduct by the medical technology industry, AdvaMed has updated its own ethical guidelines for the medical technology industry."The Code of Ethics On Interactions with Healthcare Professionals."
Eucomed is an association representing the interests of European medical technology/device manufacturers. Eucomed believes that high quality, cost-effective medical technologies and related services can...
The European Brain Council (EBC)
The European Brain Council (EBC) is a coordinating council formed by European organisations in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, basic brain research (neuroscience), as well as patient organisations and industry. It therefore represents a vast network of patients, doctors and scientists, and these stakeholders along with its industrial partners make it eminently suited to work in close partnership with the European Union commissions, the European Parliament and the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other decision-making bodies. The EBC was officially founded on 22 March 2002 in Brussels, and has offices in Brussels and Florence.
MEDEC (Canada’s Medical Device Technology Companies) is dedicated to advancing healthcare by delivering innovative technologies and devices. Because the relationships between MEDEC’s Members...
Neurotech Reports is dedicated to providing business and technology professionals up-to-date and forward-looking information about the field of neurotechnology and future developments.
The international online newspaper for specialists of the nervous system.
Pain Treatment Topics
The mission of Pain Treatment Topics is to serve as a noncommercial resource for healthcare professionals and their patients, providing open access to clinical news, information, research, and education for a better understanding of evidence-based pain-management practices.
The Painful Truth Survey: The State of Pain Management in Canada
A survey of more than 1,000 chronic pain sufferers across Canada, released by the Canadian Pain Coalition and sponsored by Boston Scientific Corporation, revealed that only one-quarter (25.3%) of chronic pain patients who responded were satisfied with their pharmacological treatment, and fewer respondents (22.9%) had heard of neuromodulation techniques, such as spinal cord stimulation, as a treatment option.
The Painful Truth Survey: The State of Pain Management in Europe
A survey of more than 1,000 chronic pain sufferers across Europe, sponsored by Boston Scientific and supported by third party groups, including Action on Pain UK, the Spanish Pain Association (EFHRE Sine Dolore) and the German Pain League (Deutsche Schmerzliga).
Student Doctor Network
The Student Doctor Network is a non-profit educational organization made up of thousands of pre-health, health professional students and practicing doctors. The mission of the Student Doctor Network is to assist and encourage all students through the challenging and complicated health care education process and into practice.
Touch Medical Media provides independent, cutting-edge peer-reviewed content from world renowned physicians, designed to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and support physicians in improving patient outcomes globally.
- www.touchneurology.com provides an international platform for peer-reviewed content from industry-leading journals alongside other carefully selected sources and aims to support physicians, clinicians and leading industry professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity within the field of neurology.
Its portfolio of peer-reviewed journals European Neurological Review & US Neurology comprise of concise review articles which are designed to keep busy physicians up-to-date with the latest developments in their field and serve as a key reference resource for the international neurology community.
Cardiovascular Disorders Information Resources
American Heart Association
This Web-book seeks to clarify the key issues relating to chronic refractory angina and its management. An expert group of academics, practicing physicians, health care managers, patients and allied professionals...
Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)
Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for epilepsy by raising funds for research and by increasing awareness.
International League Against Epilepsy
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) is the world’s preeminent association of physicians and other health professionals working towards a world where no persons' life is limited by epilepsy.
Hearing Loss Organizations
AudiologyNet is an audiology and hearing healthcare informational web site for a large population. It is dedicated to providing website links in audiology for patients, family members, students, and healthcare providers.
New Zealand Audiological Society (NZAS)
Multiple Sclerosis Organizations
Multiple Sclerosis International Federation
Multiple Sclerosis Information Gateway
MS Australia strives for a world without multiple sclerosis through quality research, and for service excellence to people with multiple sclerosis.
Muscular Dystrophy Organizations
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a voluntary health agency — a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than...
Organizations Focused on Neurological Disorders and Therapies
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is the national medical society representing more than 6,200 physicians.
American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
The American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN) is dedicated to being the premier organization representing Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery in the United States and Canada. The ASSFN promotes multidisciplinary collaboration among clinicians, scientists, engineers, and others to advance the field through education, research, innovation, and advocacy. Through these efforts, the ASSFN seeks to improve the lives of people suffering from neurological disease through the application of advances in neurosurgery, technology, and translational neuroscience.
International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society
The purpose of IFESS is to promote the research, application, and understanding of electrical stimulation as it is utilized in the field of medicine through meetings, tutorials, publications, and the exchange...
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on deep brain stimulation for tremor and dystonia (excluding...
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.
To optimize the use of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment for chronic neuropathic pain, the Neuromodulation Foundation, Inc., website provides a synthesized, critical, and clear compilation of answers to more than 60 key clinical questions that cover the indications and potential beneficial outcomes of SCS as a treatment of chronic neuropathic pain and the clinical decisions involved in the use of SCS in the target patient population.
Neurotech Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of and advocacy to access neurotechnology for persons with neurological impairments by providing free information resources, connection with neurotechnology users and educational opportunities. Learn about how cutting edge medical devices and therapies impacts people’s lives.
Neurosurgery: On Call
The official website of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Whether you are a patient, physician, healthcare professional or a member of the media...
North American Spine Society
NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization that advances quality spine care through education, research and advocacy.
Society of British Neurological Surgeons
The Society of British Neurosurgeons supports the study and advancement of neurosurgery. This is achieved through the scientific meetings of the Society, through publications arising from deliberations...
World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
The WSSFN was founded in 1961 as the International Society for Research and Stereoencephalotomy. All members of the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery are also members of the WSSFN. The WSSFN also has a strong relationship with the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, with all the officers and board members of the WSSFN serving as members of its Committee of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. The objective is to form an international group to foster the study, teaching and treatment of persons afflicted with disease and abnormalities of the brain.
British Pain Society
The British Pain Society is the largest multidisciplinary, professional organization in the field of pain within the UK.Our membership comprises medical pain specialists, nurses, physiotherapists, scientists,...
American Academy of Pain Medicine
The American Academy of Pain Medicine has evolved as the primary organization for physicians practicing the specialty of Pain Medicine in the United States. AAPM is the only pain organization with representation...
International Association for the Study of Pain
IASP is the largest multidisciplinary international association in the field of pain. IASP is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to furthering research on pain and improving the care of patients...
The European Federation of IASP Chapters
EFIC is a multidisciplinary professional organization in the field of pain science and medicine, made up of the 28 European chapters of IASP (International Association for the Study of Pain). Established...
National Headache Foundation
The National Headache Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating headache sufferers and health care professionals about headache causes and treatments.
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA)
The purpose of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture is to promote the integration of concepts from traditional and modern forms of acupuncture with Western medical training and thereby synthesize...
British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS)
The British Medical Acupuncture Society is a nationwide group of family doctors and hospital specialists who practice acupuncture alongside more conventional techniques. The BMAS believes that acupuncture...
Pain UK is an alliance of charities providing a voice for people in pain. Founded in 2011 and a registered charity since 2012, the alliance supports charities dealing with all manner of painful conditions, from head to toe.
Parkinson's Disease Organizations
National Parkinson Foundation
Today NPF is the largest and oldest national Parkinson foundation in the United States. NPF supports Parkinson-related research, patient care, education, training, and outreach.
Parkinson's Disease Society
The Parkinson's disease Society was established in 1969 and now has 30,000 members, 19,000 supporters and over 300 branches and support groups throughout the...
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is a national non-profit organization devoted to funding research, providing education and advocating for Parkinson's. We strive to bring help and hope...
American Parkinson Disease Association
The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. was founded in 1961 to "ease the burden and find a cure" for Parkinson's disease. Headquartered in New York, the organization focuses its energies...
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research is dedicated to ensuring the development of a cure for Parkinson's disease within this decade through an aggressively funded research agenda.
Tremor and Spasticity Organizations
International Essential Tremor Foundation
The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) was created to provide information, services and support to individuals and families affected by essential tremor (ET). The organization encourages...
Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation
The BSDPF supports patients, family members, researchers, clinicians and volunteers working in partnership to find better medical treatments and a cure for dystonia and Parkinson's disease.
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
The mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is to advance research for more treatments and ultimately a cure; to promote awareness and education; and to support the needs and well being of...
United Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is the leading source of information on cerebral palsy and is a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability. As one of the largest health charities in America...
Spinal Cord Injury Organizations
Spinal Injuries Association
We are the national organization of spinal cord injured people. We represent all their interests regardless of how the impairment occurred, whether or not it has resulted in full or partial paralysis....
Christopher Reeve Foundation
The Christopher Reeve Foundation is committed to finding treatments and cures for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders, and improving the quality of life for people living...
American Stroke Association
A division of the American Heart Association
National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association (NSA) is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke. NSA achieves its mission to lower the incidence and impact of stroke.
Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association
The Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association offers support and information to families of infants, children, and young adults who have hemiplegic cerebral palsy, hemiplegia, hemiparesis, prenatal...
Urological Disorders Information Resource
National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)
The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) is an information dissemination service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Please note: This information should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment and advice. Always consult a medical professional about any health-related questions or concerns.