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In The News

  • Stayin’ alive

  • By Mia Maysack

    There’s no limit to the unconditional amount of reasons a person could be in pain: genetics, an accident, injury, or surgery gone array.

    Swimming/diving were my passions.

    It has been said, fear wasn’t an emotion I demonstrated often – at the age of 3, I would attempt jumping into the deep end on my own accord.

    At 10 years old, you could find me spending my waking moments at the neighborhood pool from open – to close. Until bacterial meningitis robbed me of childhood, little could anyone have known that I’d live with head pain forevermore.

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  • How should the FDA evaluate new medications for pain?

  • We wanted to make you aware of an opportunity to submit public comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Specifically, the FDA would like the public’s views on two main issues:

    1. What criteria the FDA should use to evaluate new opioids to treat pain
    2. What new incentives are needed to better support and encourage the development of new treatments for pain

    On Sept. 17, the FDA held a public hearing called “Standards for Future Opioid Analgesic Approvals and Incentives for New Therapeutics to Treat Pain and Addiction.” While the public hearing has passed, the FDA is accepting written comments until Nov. 18 at 11:59 pm EST.

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  • How to make flying less of an ordeal for your back

  • By Daniel Singleton

    Living with chronic back pain is tough and it can really drain you physically, mentally and emotionally. So, if anyone needs a good holiday it’s us, right?

    However, while thoughts of jetting off to a sandy beach paradise can get you through the darkest of pain days, when departure day finally arrives you are faced with a big problem: the long flight you need to take to get there.

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It starts here


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Become a U.S. Pain Foundation ambassador.


Looking to connect with others going through the same challenges?

Join Pain Connection, which offers in-person support groups and free conference call support groups.



A Few U.S. Pain Programs


INvisible Project

The INvisible Project uses photography and story to illustrate the struggles of those living with pain and chronic medical conditions.

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Learn About Your Pain

Learn about Your Pain is a comprehensive guide to the multitude of conditions that cause pain.

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Take Control Of Your Pain

Take Control Of Your Pain are patient-education days for pain warriors and care champions to learn tools to empower them to take control of their personal pain and medical journeys.

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Pain Connection

Pain Connection is dedicated to empowering people with chronic pain.

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Our Commitment to You

An organization created by people with pain for people with pain, U.S. Pain recognizes and validates the challenges 50 million Americans endure every day. We strive to be the leading source of support for those living with pain, as well as their caregivers and care providers.

U.S. Pain is here to offer hope, information, and stories and to honor those whose lives have been affected by pain.