About Us

Welcome to U.S. Pain Foundation

The mission of U.S. Pain Foundation is

 to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for people living with chronic conditions that cause pain. 
As a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving those who live with pain conditions and their care providers, U.S. Pain Foundation helps individuals find resources and inspiration.

We exist to:

What We Stand For


  • Chronic pain affects nearly 50 million Americans.
  • 19.6 million Americans live with high-impact chronic pain.
  • Pain costs the nation up to $635 billion each year in medical treatments, disability payments and lost productivity.
  • Pain is the leading cause of long-term disability.
  • Pain is the number one reason Americans go to the doctor.
  • Less than 2% of the National Institute of Health’s budget is dedicated to pain research.
  • According to experts, chronic pain is widely underfunded, misunderstood and undertreated.