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In The News

  • Third Pediatric Pain Warriors retreat brings together more than 200 attendees

  • The third Pediatric Pain Warriors weekend retreat, held Nov. 15-17 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee, IL, was the biggest event yet. Approximately 75 kids with pain and their loved ones—more than 200 people total—traveled from all across the country to take part.

    Thanks to the generosity of numerous sponsors, including Johnson & Johnson, Genentech, Thrive Tape, Cure Medical, Papa & Barkley, The Greenbrier Companies, and the New York Yankees, as well as individual donors, the event is free to attend with some families receiving scholarships to help offset the cost of travel.

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  • Chronic Pain Patients Pinpoint the Need for Improved Methods to Assess Pain

  • New York, NY – Nov. 21, 2019 – The US Pain Collaborative, comprised of advocacy leaders from across the pain community, today announced the publication of a report, titled “Chronic Pain Assessment: Patient Perspectives.” The report, driven by survey data on patient awareness and satisfaction with current chronic pain assessment instruments, provides patient-informed recommendations that should be taken by physicians, patients, and advocacy organizations immediately to improve the lives of people living with chronic pain. The full report can be found HERE.

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  • 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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BECOME AN AMBASSADOR

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CONNECT WITH PAIN WARRIORS

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.

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PROGRAMS

A Few U.S. Pain 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.