Pain Matters Documentary

Produced by the Discovery Channel

Pain has reached epidemic proportions in America. Almost a third of the population—100 million people—suffer from chronic pain.1 The problem is real and can impact many aspects of daily life. To take on chronic pain, you must be willing, as both a healthcare professional and a patient, to keep trying and continue searching for a treatment plan that works. This documentary offers an uplifting overview of the journeys of people dealing with a variety of chronic pain conditions and how they have managed their pain. — Paul Christo, MD, MBA

Financial support, clinical input and other expertise for Pain Matters were provided by Teva Pharmaceuticals. It was produced by the Discovery Channel in collaboration with seven advocacy organizations, including: American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Chronic Pain Association, American Pain Society, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, U.S. Pain Foundation and For Grace.

Financial support, clinical input and other expertise for Pain Matters were provided by Teva Pharmaceuticals. It was produced by the Discovery Channel in collaboration with seven advocacy organizations, including: American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Chronic Pain Association, American Pain Society, American Society for Pain Management Nursing, U.S. Pain Foundation and For Grace.