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Pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care. It is also a common reason why people turn to complementary and integrative health approaches. If you are considering such an approach for pain, this information can help you talk with your health care provider.

NCCIH supports and conducts pain research at the NIH labs in Bethesda, Maryland and by funding research and grants around the country. We also provide information for both consumers and health professionals.

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Consumer Information on Pain


Pain Program at the NCCIH Labs

Grant Funding for Pain Initiatives

Health Professional Information