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Putting patients and professionals in the pain community first.

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For Patients & Caregivers

When you or someone you love is in pain, a lot of questions and concerns can arise. We have some answers you can trust. Here you will find articles, resources, treatment information, and research by global pain experts.

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Pain Definition

What does the word “pain” really mean? Read the latest definition used by pain professionals.

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Living with Pain Resources

Browse a list of resources relevant to people living with chronic conditions that cause pain.

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RELIEF News Articles

Read the latest news and information about pain research, treatment, and care.

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Global Alliance of Partners for Pain Advocacy

Learn more about GAPPA whose mission is to advocate for the incorporation and integration of the lived experience into the study, management, and treatment of pain.

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Our members are among the world’s leading researchers in pain science. IASP supports their work to improve patient outcomes through funding grants and awards, collaboration, and networking. Discover the wide range of high-quality research and resources that exists to sustain established and emerging research in the study of pain science.

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Pain Research Forum

Explore the latest research findings and news, thought leadership, and papers of the week.

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PAIN Journal

The official journal of IASP features original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain.

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PAIN Reports

The open home of global research and emerging pain science. 

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IASP World Congress on Pain

Explore new topics on pain relief, create connections with global experts, and expand your knowledge. 

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IASP strives to empower and educate clinicians to be strong providers and advocates for their patients.

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Faces Pain Scale - Revised

Learn how to use this tool for pediatric pain assessment.

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Fact Sheets

We work with top experts to develop fact sheets on various topics of pain prevention. Browse our list from previous years of our Global Year initiative.

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PERC for Continuing Education

Explore world-class science with IASP’s on-demand continuing education for pain professionals.

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IASP Chapters

Find out more about regional groups of IASP chapters throughout the world.

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