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More Than 100 Patient Groups Form New International Coalition

The World Patients Alliance will unify the voices of patient advocates and work to expand access to affordable ...
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Research Story Tip: Definition of Pain Updated for First Time in Four Decades to Make It More Inclusive

Research Story Tip: Definition of Pain Updated for First Time in Four Decades to Make It More Inclusive ...
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Expanding Access to Non-Opioid Management for Chronic Pain

Expanding Access to Non-Opioid Management for Chronic Pain Considerations for Governors The global pandemic has led to a ...
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Neuromuscular Bioechanics Lab at the University of Iowa

We are inviting individuals (≥18 yrs and fluent in English) who are experiencing chronic pain for at least ...
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Maze of Pain

Lets us guide you through the maze of pain

September Pain Awareness Month

We are pleased to bring you the new 2020 Pain Awareness Toolkit for Health Care Professionals.  It is filled with articles, ideas, and resources to help you navigate the difficult maze of pain.

Toolkit for Healthcare Professionals 2020

National Pain Report Australia 2020


Welcome to National Pain Week 2020! Each year in the last week of July, Chronic Pain Australia, the national voice of people living with chronic pain organises National Pain Week to champion the needs of the many Australians living with chronic pain.

The theme for this year is ‘Faces of Pain’ –  a video series from a number of different Australians living with various chronic pain conditions sharing their personal insights and challenges.  The Faces of Pain video series is designed to show people living with chronic pain that they are not alone and to showcase what life is like living with chronic pain to help breakdown the stigma associated with it. The videos aim to not only educate the wider public about chronic pain but are designed to show medical professionals what people in the pain community need from them. We have also collected over 20 written Faces of Pain stories from a range of Australians living with chronic pain across Australia.


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Welcome to The American Chronic Pain Association

Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals.

The information and tools on our site can help you to better understand your pain and work more effectively with your health care team toward a higher quality of life.

ACPA Mission

To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.

To raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.