• This KNOWvember's theme:


    • A month-long educational campaign
    • Events, resources, and more
    • Participation earns you a free U.S. Pain face mask!

  • MyPainPlan.org

    Create your pain plan

    • Learn about treatment options
    • Create a custom plan
    • Download and share the plan

  • COVID-19's impact on chronic pain

    View our survey report

    • 664 individuals responded
    • 77.4% are experiencing barriers to care
    • View the full report and take action

  • Knowledge is power

    Learn about treatment

    • Get credible information developed by people with pain
    • Sections on diagnosis, treatment, and more
    • Find advice and tips

  • Don't suffer alone

    Join a support group

    • Local and national support groups
    • Education-focused support group model
    • Leaders receive specialized training

In The News

  • Join our last #NeuromodulationKnowledge event!

  • It’s one thing to hear about implanted neuromodulation from clinicians—but it’s another to hear about it directly from patients who have personal experience.

    Join us tonight

    Learn about implanted neuromodulation during a patient panel discussion tonight at 8 pm ET! We’ll be discussing what to ask your doctor about this category of treatment, considerations for choosing a device, and more. We’ll also answer questions live from the audience.

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  • A pharmacist answers your OTC questions

  • In October, U.S. Pain hosted a webinar, “Pain relief in your pharmacy aisle: A pharmacist discusses OTC options,” with Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD. The discussion covered different classes of over-the-counter (OTC) medications, what may work best for certain types of pain, the pros and cons of various delivery methods, how to avoid side effects and interactions, and more. During the webinar, patients in the audience asked a number of questions, but we weren’t able to get to all of them. Fortunately, Himayapsill Batista Quevedo, PharmD, in collaboration with Dr. Fudin, have put together answers to some of those questions below. We’ve arranged them into four categories: efficacy; specific indications; topical medications; and side effects and risks.

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  • The pandemic, chronic pain, purpose, and hope

  • By: Ellen Lenox Smith

    We are all coping with different issues as a result of the pandemic. These issues range from housing and living situations, reduction or loss of employment, child care, education with some experiencing virtual learning, financial issues, and isolation from family and friends while attempting to remain safe. However, those of us also living with chronic pain have to add this coping to our list.

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It starts here


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Become a U.S. Pain Foundation ambassador.


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



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.