International Adhesions Society



3 smiling women Welcome to the IAS website! Our mission is to provide information to both patients and doctors on adhesions, Adhesion Related Disorder (ARD), Complex Abdomino-Pelvic and Pain Syndrome (CAPPS), their treatment and prevention.

Here is a forum for support of patients suffering from pain and other discomforts brought on by their condition. We wholeheartedly support research into the treatment and prevention of adhesive disorders.

  • Begin with our Patient's Guide
  • Read the results of our research into Disorders of Adhesions or Adhesions-related Disorder: monolithic entities or part of something bigger --CAPPS?
  • Look at original entries on our Message Board. We no longer maintain a message board.
  • Read our latest News


Chronic Pain Patients, Concerned About National Cold Turkey, Submit Own Data Challenging FDA’s Proposed Opioid Policy

International Adhesions Society (IAS) Research Study on Opioid Use in Chronic Pain

Treatment for Chronic Pelvic Pain Saved From Possible Extinction after Agreement to Revise Government Report: Hopes International Adhesions Society


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