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  • A blueprint for the future

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    for improving pain care


    • A federal report on improving pain care is a blueprint for national change
    • U.S. Pain's Cindy Steinberg helped develop the report
    • Now we need Congress to act

  • Hot off the presses

    New INvisible Project out now


    • Issue focuses on osteoarthritis/chronic low back pain
    • Shares stories and photos of 10 real patients
    • Includes articles from experts



In The News

  • Lions and tigers and pain, oh my!

  • By Michele Rice

    My sisters and I pulled the large round rug our grandma had crocheted for us as close to the TV as we could get away with. It was winter and cold in our family room, but we didn’t notice as we huddled together, fidgeting with excitement waiting for the commercials to end and our movie to start. Yes, this was before there were VCRs, Netflix, and other viewing options, and we were forced to watch commercials. This was also years before a slip and fall would lead to the end of my teaching career and send me on a journey to find a way to live a happy life, despite having severe chronic pain.

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  • NY: Two exciting bills would help chronic pain community

  • Over the years, we’ve heard many stories from pain warriors who wished their health care providers knew more about chronic pain and ways to manage it. This year, New York lawmakers are taking significant steps to benefit the chronic pain community and better support health care professionals either in training or practicing medicine.

    Two bills pain warriors can get excited about

    Assembly bill 608 and Assembly bill 9067 (S. 7132) focus on enhancing the state’s current provider education requirements, but in different ways.

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  • KY: Bill that would make health plans cover chronic pain treatments yet to be heard

  • There’s a proposed piece of legislation in Kentucky that would require health plans to cover certain therapies used to treat chronic pain.

    As currently written, House Bill 198 would allow pain warriors to have access to receive 20 visits for pain treatments provided by a licensed professional.

    Why it matters

    Pain care, especially integrative therapy options, are not well-covered by Kentucky health plans, leaving individuals like you with limited options to manage your chronic pain condition.

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PROGRAMS

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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.