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U.S. Pain Foundation is proud to collaborate with other organizations dedicated to serving the pain community. We believe no organization is the sole authority regarding pain issues. Therefore, we rely on other amazing foundations to help our members find the best information, support and answers. believes learning about pain treatments should be a highly positive and enriching experience. You can feel confident of receiving straight talk with an emphasis on scientific studies and outcomes.

TCAPP was founded by families of children who are effected by chronic neuropathic pain disease. All of the founding families children suffer from RSD/CRPS (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/ Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) and many suffer from multiple pain conditions, such as EDS (Hypermobility Syndrome), muscle spasms, migraines, abdominal migraines, and painful GI issues.

Dealing with pain is hard for anyone, and pain can quickly overtake your life. When a child is affected with pain, it affects not only them, but the family as well. In addition, pain is poorly misunderstood in adults, and VERY misunderstood in children. This results in a complex maze of navigating the medical system, the school system, and adds to the everyday struggles of growing up, even into early adulthood.

The Coalition Against Pediatric Pain (TCAPP) is an organization committed to supporting and uniting families affected by pediatric pain, advocating for children in pain by increasing awareness of their needs, educating others regarding their long-term consequences of pediatric pain, funding research dedicated to pediatric pain conditions and providing sources to families and professionals.


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PainPathways, the official magazine of the World Institute of Pain and the Pain Society of the Carolinas, Inc., is distributed to medical and pain clinics, patients and caregivers throughout the United States. PainPathways' mission is to provide information and inspiration for chronic, acute and cancer pain patients, physicians and caregivers. Profits from PainPathways support the work of the Sceptor Pain Foundation, a nonprofit pain research and education organization. US Pain is a proud supporter of Pain Pathways and hope all can read it.

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Improving patient safety in pain management.

To enhance the responsible prescribing and safe use of opioid pain medications, C.A.R.E.S. Alliance seeks members and support from multiple groups, including healthcare professionals, people with pain, pharmacists, professional societies, pharmaceutical companies and other organizations focused on patient safety.

Working together, we will enhance the safe use of opioid pain medications while maintaining the balance for appropriate access to pain management, thereby helping people who live with chronic pain find the relief they need.

C.A.R.E.S. Alliance is based on the belief that the answer to effective pain management lies in education, innovation and collaboration between health care professionals and people with pain.

To continue meeting the needs of people with pain, C.A.R.E.S. Alliance looks to its members for insight on new resources and best practices.

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Our mission is to promote public and professional awareness of CRPS and to educate those afflicted with the syndrome, their families, friends, insurance and healthcare providers on the disabling pain it causes. We encourage individuals with CRPS to offer each other emotional support within affiliate groups. Finally, we are committed to raising funds for research into the cause and cure of CRPS.

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Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began when several veterans and friends, moved by stories of the first wounded service members returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq, took action to help others in need. What started as a program to provide comfort items to wounded service members has grown into a complete rehabilitative effort to assist warriors as they recover and transition back to civilian life.

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Personal stories of struggle, strength, and success expressed through art
Living Beyond Pain showcases the challenges of, and responses to, chronic pain in daily life. It contains artistic expressions of success—real stories of coping, managing, and moving beyond pain. A variety of media formats can be submitted: art (illustration or graphics), video, music, personal narratives, and poetry.The Gallery is part of a new program expressly designed for people with chronic pain and those who care for them:

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Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information, support and guidance for family and professional caregivers. Founded in 1995, we produce Today's Caregiver magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to caregivers, the "Fearless Caregiver Conferences", and our web site, which includes topic specific newsletters, online discussion lists, back issue articles of Today's Caregiver magazine, chat rooms and an online store. Caregiver Media Group and all of it's products are developed for caregivers, about caregivers and by caregivers.

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The mission of Pain Treatment Topics is to serve as a noncommercial resource for healthcare professionals & their patients, providing open access to clinical news, information, research, and education for a better understanding of evidence-based pain-management practices.

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Opioids911-Safety ( is an independent, noncommercial, Internet-based educational activity from Pain Treatment Topics ( for patients and their caregivers focusing on the proper and safe use of opioid pain relievers. Our mission is to provide an understanding of opioid analgesics and their various risks, and to suggest specific actions for preventing opioid-related problems, including: misuse, abuse, addiction, diversion, adverse reactions, overmedication, and life-threatening overdose. Instruction is provided on recognizing opioid problems if they do occur and on being prepared for what to do during an emergency

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The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) is a 501c3 not for profit organization. We work to support people who have chronic pain illnesses and their families and friends by contributing to caring, professional, and community relationships. Through continuing education, networking with support groups/advocates, and affiliation with professional organizations, the members of the NFMCPA have a place to be informed, get involved, and recognize achievements.

We’re serious about life and enjoying it.

The NFMCPA addresses the controversies, prejudices, and the life altering effect of fibromyalgia and overlapping conditions on millions of people. These issues combined with the recent shift in the American College of Rheumatology’s FM diagnostic criteria that now includes 42 symptoms in the patient medical assessment which are all part of FM co-morbid conditions are at the core of the formation of this new association. The appreciated contributions of experienced leaders from other non-profit FM organizations, including scientific research and physician education and patient outreach including resources to live better with FM and raising awareness about the condition are reflected in this organization.

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The Neuropathy Association is the leading national non-profit organization serving the peripheral neuropathy community. We provide support and education, advocate for patients’ interests, and promote research into the causes of and cures for neuropathy. Our mission focuses on helping and healing people with peripheral neuropathy. Our mission encompasses providing neuropathy awareness, education, support, advocacy and research.

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For the past 35 years, the Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York, Inc. has been providing local education, support, and outreach services for people with lupus and their loved ones, and promoting programs of public awareness, advocacy, and research. For the Fiscal Year ending on September 30, 2010 our organization's administrative costs were only 1.0% leaving 99.0% of every dollar raised going directly to our Program Services!
It is our hope that if you have lupus or know someone who has lupus you will use this website as a tool to take control and learn to live with lupus. We realize that lupus does not just affect an individual; lupus affects the entire family. We are here for you as you and your loved ones continue on your lupus journey.

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Welcome to the Foundation for Ethics in Pain Care. We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving pain care in the United States through returning control of the discipline to patients and their health care providers. Recent decades have witnessed the usurpation of control by special interest groups that we believe are not particularly interested in the amelioration of human suffering. FEPC represents a wide range of stakeholders invested in seeing pain care become more efficacious. Through education, research, and advocacy, the "business" of pain medicine will hopefully return to its noble (and more effective) roots of a "profession". 

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This website,, has been created to provide you with information about the types, causes, and available treatment options for cancer pain. You'll also learn about the additional challenges presented by a specific kind of cancer-related pain, called breakthrough pain.



Lock Your Meds® is a national multi-media campaign designed to reduce prescription drug abuse by making adults aware that they are the “unwitting suppliers” of prescription medications being used in unintended ways, especially by young people. Produced by National Family Partnership®(NFP), the campaign includes a wide array of high-quality advertisements, posters, educational materials, publicity opportunities, inter-active games and slide show presentations, with all roads leading to this website, where visitors can learn more and ask questions.

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I’m Cristina Powell. In 1988, when I was four days old, I was adopted from Lima, Peru. At fifteen months, I was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and a movement disorder... not expected to walk or talk... thankfully, I do both!I first started painting in sixth grade... my art teacher discovered my talent and made it come alive. When I look at each painting, I can’t believe it’s my very own artwork! I’m impressed to see how much I can do, including making others happy, like my friends at the retirement homes. I also like to write verses for my cards and special words to comfort people.

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Welcome to Prescribe Responsibly. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, have partnered with leading pain management and other experts to develop this site and provide healthcare professionals with a practical resource of information about the appropriate prescribing of opioid analgesics for patients with acute and chronic pain.


As many as 50 million American women live with one or more neglected chronic pain conditions. For the majority of these women, our health care system offers frustratingly little help. Too many women face neglect, dismissal and discrimination.

The government and private sector have shortchanged research on these conditions, and as a result, they are poorly understood. Health care professionals receive inadequate training on the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions, and effective evidence-based treatments are lacking. In addition, there is growing evidence of a discriminatory pattern in the medical care given to women with chronic pain.

Our campaign is working to change this.

The Campaign to End Chronic Pain in Women aims to improve the quality of women’s lives by raising awareness of chronic pain conditions that disproportionately impact women, as well as the neglect, dismissal and discrimination faced by women suffering from chronic pain.

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Practical Pain Management is the most prominent pain journal for practicing pain specialists, but it’s also read by PCPs, rheumatologists, pediatricians, and emergency medicine specialists—in short, clinicians on the front lines of pain.

Practical Pain Management was founded in 2000 and is written by pain experts and leaders in the field. It has a circulation of more than 46,000.

From arthritis to migraine, multiple sclerosis to fibromyalgia, Practical Pain Management provides real-world clinical insights. Pain is complex and can be challenging to treat safely and effectively. Practical Pain Management helps clinicians navigate the latest research in pain to bring these benefits to their patients

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The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) is a nonprofit organization created in 1994 to improve the lives of individuals affected by vulvodynia, a spectrum of chronic vulvar pain disorders. In accomplishing this goal, the NVA will:

  • educate affected women about vulvodynia to enable them to make informed choices about their treatment

  • encourage patients to develop self-help strategies to deal with the physical and emotional components of this disorder

  • educate the public to bring attention to vulvodynia as a serious women's health concern

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The TMJ Association, Ltd. (TMJA) is a non-profit, patient advocacy organization whose mission is to improve the quality of healthcare and lives of everyone affected by temporomandibular disorders (TMJD). For over 25 years we've been sharing reliable information on TMJD with people like you and we invite you to read through our site.

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The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) is a non-profit organization that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the prevention and investigation of prescription drug diversion.

NADDI also sponsors and conducts specialized educational seminars and conferences.

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What is CaringBridge? Free, personal and private websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier. See how CaringBridge helps.


What happens when your ability to execute your art is challenged by health issues? Where do you go from there? How do you adapt and make the transition to a new situation? How can you continue to create?

These are the questions artist and educator Joel Levitt asked himself when he was confronted with a rare spinal condition that compromised his fine motor skills and left him unable to create as in the past.

As Joel fought hard and regained about 60% of the use of his hands, his creative energy did not go to waste. To learn more go to


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