The Truth About Chronic Pain

When it comes to chronic pain, one thing is clear – You are not alone. In fact, chronic pain affects roughly one in three people in the world. Whether it’s a sore back, neck pain or complex regional pain syndrome, we all deal with different kinds of pain. But just because our pain is different, doesn’t mean we’re not all going through something similar.

To help illustrate this point, we turn to our friends at They specialize in pain management tools and they’ve created this wonderful infographic to help explain just how widespread chronic pain is in the United States. Check out the infographic below!

chronic pain infographic

Chronic Pain Across America

Chronic pain is defined as any pain that lingers for more than 12 weeks, and you may be surprised to learn that it affects more than 100 million Americans every year. As part of our effort to help spread awareness about chronic pain and how these complicated conditions are treated, we wanted to share this handy infographic we found on the web.

If you enjoy the infographic, check out some of these related articles that focus on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain in America!

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