By accessing or using this website of the Australian Pain Management Association Ltd. (APMA) you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Reliance on Content

The material within this website is distributed as an information source and is subject to change without notice.

Although every effort has been made to ensure the reliability of information supplied, APMA makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of any information or material available on its website. You should contact APMA to verify relevant representations, statements, information and material before relying upon them.

All information contained on this website and in communications from APMA is made available with the express understanding that APMA is not engaged in rendering specific medical advice or recommendations. The contents of the website and all communications are provided for informational purposes only and as a benefit and community service in furtherance of the APMA mission, vision and objectives. This information is provided to enable people with chronic pain (also known as persistent pain), their families and carers to better understand their health, symptoms and diagnosed conditions. It should not be used as a substitute for consultations with qualified health care professionals to meet your specific condition and needs. You should always consult a qualified and registered medical professional for diagnosis and for answers to specific questions and concerns you have regarding your medical condition.

APMA is neither advertising medical advice or services, nor representing that APMA holds the authorisations and permissions necessary to provide medical advice or services in all jurisdictions in which the material within this website may be received.

Restrictions on use

This website is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. The website must not be used for any commercial purposes without the consent of APMA.

No doctor-patient relationship created

No doctor-patient or patient-healthcare provider relationship is intended to be created by APMA making this information available. Receipt or transmission by you of any material within this website is not intended to create a patient-doctor or patient-healthcare provider relationship between you and APMA.

Computer viruses

APMA makes no warranties that this website or its content is free of computer viruses or other contamination. You are responsible for carrying out virus checks and you agree that you access, use and download information, material and files from this website at your own risk.

Links to third party sites

Links to third party sites are inserted for convenience. APMA makes no representations or warranty regarding the content of these sites, and no responsibility is taken for the consequences of viewing and relying on the content from those websites. The provision of a link to a third party site should not be construed as implying any relationship or endorsement of the site, its content or its owner.


APMA excludes all implied conditions and warranties with respect to this website and its content except to the extent that such an exclusion would contravene any applicable law.

APMA disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for any expense, damage, cost or loss (including incidental, special or consequential loss) you might incur as a result of your use of this website or its content, including as a result of transmission of a computer virus.

Copyright in material on this site

Unless otherwise indicated, all material on this website is the property of APMA. This material is protected by the trade mark and copyright laws of Australia, and by international copyright treaties. The site may also include content whose copyright is owned by third-parties but which is included on this site by the owner's agreement or under license.

You may only access, view, use and print-out the website content for your own personal, non-commercial use. Except as otherwise permitted by law, you must not copy, distribute or alter this material in any way, unless specifically authorised by APMA. All enquiries should be directed to APMA at the contact details specified below.


APMA complies with Australian and Queensland privacy laws. By accessing and using this website you agree to our privacy policy, which can be viewed here.

Change to terms

These terms of use may be changed at any time without notice. By continuing to access and use this website you accept and agree to the most recent terms of use as displayed on this website.


These terms of use are effective until terminated by APMA. APMA may terminate this agreement and your access to the website at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorised to access the website. All restrictions imposed on you, disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in these terms of use will survive termination.

Applicable law

The material within this website resides on a server in the state of Queensland, Australia. The law applicable to use of the material and to disputes arising out of the material is the state of Queensland, Australia.


All enquiries regarding theses terms of use should be directed to:

Australian Pain Management Association Ltd. (APMA)
Attention: The Secretary
Address: GPO Box 2104, Brisbane QLD 4001, Australia
Telephone: 0438 000 841
Email: [email protected]


The Australian Pain Management Association Ltd. (APMA) is a health promotion charity providing advocacy, information and practical support for people living with chronic (persistent) pain and their families. APMA is the consumer health organisation for all Australians who live with pain. APMA is your voice.


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1300 340 357

sampleEmail: [email protected]

Australian Pain Management Association Ltd. (APMA)Victory Offices
Level 10, 900 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006