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The information on this website is provided to help patients and caretakers find answers and support. You may wish to print the information and discuss it with your doctor. Always consult with your health care provider before starting any treatment. This information is provided for educational and information purposes only. The Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services, and this information should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem. MassPI makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied. Providing references to other organizations or links to other websites does not imply that MassPI endorses the information or services provided by them. Those organizations are solely responsible for the information they provide.

Information for Professionals:

Information for professionals is intended to provide general background information and resources. This information is provided for educational and information purposes only. The Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services, and this information should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem. MassPI makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied. Providing references to other organizations or links to other websites does not imply that MassPI endorses the information or services provided by them. Those organizations are solely responsible for the information they provide. Appropriate professional judgment, consultation with specialists and other resources, and individualization of patient care should guide diagnosis and treatment decisions.

Legal Disclaimer

The Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) does not provide legal advice, make legal referrals, or take a position regarding inquiries about specific legal or law enforcement matters or any individuals involved in legal or law enforcement proceedings. The information on this website is provided solely for your information and independent evaluation. MassPI makes no representations or warranties, expressed or implied. Providing references to other organizations or individuals does not imply that the MassPI endorses the information or services provided by them or legal positions taken by them. Those organizations and individuals are solely responsible for the information they provide.

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Unless stated otherwise, the statements and opinions expressed by various authors on this website reflect the authors' personal views and do not imply endorsement by MassPI.

MassPI reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of its website policies and disclaimers at any time.

Advertising Policy

The Massachusetts Pain Initiative (MassPI) does not accept or feature advertising of any kind on its website. It does allow links to other sites that are related to the subject matter.

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The Massachusetts Pain Initiative website provides links to other relevant websites as a benefit to our website visitors. However, MassPI is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. A link does not imply an affiliation with the linked site or an endorsement of the information or services provided by the linked organization, which is solely responsible for the information it provides. MassPI will link to websites that contain information related to pain and pain management. This might include links to commercial services, products, private businesses, individual pain clinics, for-profit websites if there is a relationship established that will benefit the users of this website, as approved by MassPI Website Committee.

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