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How Pain Disproportionately Affects Vulnerable Populations

Chronic pain has been referred to as the invisible epidemic, but just because it cannot be seen does not mean it shouldn’t be taken seriously. Not only does chronic pain take an emotional toll, it is costly to countries and individuals. In 2017, The University of Michigan found that chronic pain results in annual losses of $635 billion in the U.S. alone. This includes the cost of treatments and lost productivity.