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    warrior community

    • Membership is free
    • Receive Support
    • Be Informed on current information regarding the issue of pain

  • What is Points for Pain?

    Points for Pain is a fundraiser and awareness campaign to benefit the U.S. Pain Foundation's Pediatric Pain Program. The goal: to help raise awareness and funds for children living with chronic pain. Living with chronic pain as an adult can be difficult enough; dealing with pain as a child is unimaginably complex and challenging.

  • Resources

    Learn about new
    options to treat pain

    • Access the information you need to become educated and empowered
    • Find support and connect with others in your community

  • #IAmAPainWarrior

    People with Pain Matter

    • People with pain deserve treatment, not labels.
    • Did you know currently the NIH allocates less than 1% of its funding to developing new therapies for chronic pain?
    • Together, we can stop the stigmatization of people with pain by working with healthcare providers, policymakers, & the media.

  • Help Pass Laws Leading to Better Pain Care

    Speak up
    Share Your Story

    • Advocate for proper care
    • Join the movement that is generating change within the pain community

  • Choosing OTC Safely

    A new survey by the U.S. Pain Foundation finds that many people disregard critical factors such as current medications, pre-existing health conditions, and age when choosing OTC pain relievers.


    No matter how big or small

    • We appreciate each and every donation we receive.
    • Each dollar ensures that the 100 million Americans living with pain receive validation and proper medical care.
    • We are a 501 (c)3 non-profit tax-exempt organization. Our federal ID # is 26-2703521.

In The News

  • Speaking out on the ACA repeal

  • During the early morning hours of July 28, the U.S. Senate narrowly rejected the most recent proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as the “skinny repeal.”  McCain (R-Arizona), who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, casted the deciding vote.

    U.S. Pain was among many health and patient organizations that opposed the proposed reform, including: the American Medical Association; the American Public Health Association; American Hospital Association; AARP; the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network; and the National Organization for Rare Disorders.

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  • Chronic pain organization applauds rejection of ACA repeal

  • Berggren Foster, at left, with Sen. Blumenthal.

    MIDDLETOWN, CONN., July 28, 2017-In the early morning hours, the U.S. Senate narrowly rejected the most recent proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, known as the “skinny repeal.”  McCain (R-Arizona), who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, casted the deciding vote.

    “Putting politics aside, we are pleased to learn that people with chronic pain woke up the quality and accessibility of their health care still protected ,” said president and founder of U.S. Pain Foundation, Paul Gileno. “As an organization created by people with pain for people with pain, we were concerned about the far-reaching consequences of the bill.”

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  • A proactive step in fighting the opioid crisis

  • Photo courtesy of Safer Lock.

    According to the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 75 percent of all opioid misuse does not start with a prescription, but through medication illegally obtained from a friend, family member, or dealer. Fortunately, a new, lockable pill bottle represents a promising step in preventing diversion without limiting access to relief for legitimate patients.

    The product was developed by a company called Safer Lock, created by Nathan Langley and his business partner, Joseph Simpson. Simpson’s brother, Steven, became addicted to pain medications as a teenager after stealing them from their mother, Deborah. Deborah, who lives with chronic pain, began taking pain medications due to a car accident in 2002.

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A Few U.S. Pain Programs


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 pain conditions afflicting individuals.

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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 Medicine 411

Pain Medicine 411 shares credible information regarding medications.

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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 100 million Americans endure every day. We therefore strive to be the leading source of support for care champions and those living with pain conditions.

U.S. Pain is here to offer hope, present information, share stories and honor those whose lives have been affected by pain.