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Video: People With Pain, Healthcare Providers Sound Off in First-Ever Online Talk Show About Pain

BALTIMORE, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ --

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News Facts

  • Let's Talk Pain has created an engaging, first-of-its-kind Web-based series called the Let's Talk Pain show hosted by veteran TV journalist Carol Martin. The resource brings together medical doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and people with pain to discuss a host of issues from managing health care for pain to exploring integrative treatment approaches to addressing the psychological aspects associated with pain.

  • Produced by the Let's Talk Pain Coalition and sponsored by PriCara,((R)) Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the series debuts its first two segments today at

  • A complete listing of episodes with descriptions and guest bios is available at

  • The Coalition's goal is to encourage people affected by pain and their healthcare professionals to talk more about pain, listen actively, and act in ways that improve care for the millions of people who live with pain.

  • Let's Talk Pain is a coalition of leading pain advocacy organizations focused on increasing awareness and improving the understanding of pain management.

  • The Coalition is the first-of-its-kind to bring together a diverse array of perspectives from those affected by pain: patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals include - but are not limited to - physicians, nurses, social workers, and therapists.

  • PriCara,((R)) Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the sponsor of the Coalition.

Let's Talk Pain Show Videos

Episode One: Tackling the Challenges of Pain and Pain Management

  • Click here to watch Episode One, which addresses specific barriers and challenges of treating pain, such as finding the right treatment, dealing with treatment-related side effects, managing fears of medication dependency and addressing stigmas that can have a negative impact on the management of pain.

  • Guests include Eugene R. Viscusi, MD, director of acute pain management and regional anesthesia at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, and Kathy Church, MSW, a clinical social worker who has lived with chronic pain for more than 15 years

Kathy Church's In-Depth Profile:

  • Click here to watch Kathy Church offering a detailed look into her personal journey with pain.

Kathy Church, MSW, and Eugene Viscusi, MD, received compensation from PriCara,((R)) Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., supporter of the Let's Talk Pain Coalition, for their participation in the Let's Talk Pain show.

Quotes, Photos and Bios

Micke Brown, BSN, RN, director of communications for the American Pain Foundation and guest on upcoming episodes of the talk show, which will be posted this fall.

  • "An estimated 76.5 million Americans experience chronic pain, yet it remains undertreated. A breakdown in communication between those who live with pain and their healthcare providers plays a significant role in the under treatment of pain."

  • "The Coalition created this talk show to help bridge this communications gap and increase understanding around pain and pain management."

Terry Altilio, LCSW, ACSW, a clinical social worker at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY, and guest on upcoming episodes of the talk show.

  • "Pain is a universal experience; everyone has had pain at some point. But chronic and reoccurring pain is different - there are a host of psychosocial changes one may experience when dealing with pain over a long period of time. I hope this talk show series will help people to understand this difference."

Please contact Samantha Miller to arrange an interview and/or for additional quotes.

Logos & Member Boiler Plates

Click here to download the Let's Talk Pain logo.

About the American Pain Foundation

APF's mission is to improve the quality of life of people with pain by raising public awareness, providing practical information, promoting research, and advocating to remove barriers and to increase access to effective pain management.

About the American Academy of Pain Management

The American Academy of Pain Management (the Academy) is a nonprofit organization serving a broad range of clinicians who treat people with pain through education, information, and advocacy. Founded in 1988, the Academy has approximately 5,300 members and is the largest interdisciplinary/integrative pain organization in the United States.

About the American Society for Pain Management Nursing

ASPMN's mission is to advance and promote optimal nursing care for people affected by pain by promoting best nursing practices. This is accomplished through education, standards, advocacy, and research.

About PriCara,(R) Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

PriCara,((R)) Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a major health care company in the United States dedicated to the needs of primary care providers who serve a vital role on the frontline of medicine.

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