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Press Kit

Mission:

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

2018 stats about U.S. Pain:

Stats about chronic pain: 

  • Chronic pain is typically defined as pain lasting longer than three months
  • Chronic pain affects 50 million Americans, not including children
  • Severe chronic pain affects an estimated 19.6 million Americans
  • Pain costs the nation up to $635 billion each year in medical treatments, disability payments and lost productivity
  • Chronic pain is still widely underfunded, misunderstood and undertreated.

Spending:

Visit our Funding page.

For media inquiries, email emily@uspainfoundation.org.