Within two weeks of being with Pain Free Patriots, my pain was reduced by 80 percent. That changed my life. I didn’t think that I would ever have another day without pain.
They told me I would never really function like a normal human being. That weighed really hard on me, especially because I wanted a family someday. They told me that would never happen for me.
The holidays can be a tough time for anyone. This Christmas, Pain Free Patriots wants to share ways you can help veterans feel supported and loved.
Back in 1990, I was on an aircraft carrier. While working, I was on a ladder, but I ended up falling off. I landed on the right side of my hip.
Without the generous end-of-year support of our donors, we would not be able to provide patriots with access to advanced treatment protocols.
Hello, my name is Don Nosko. I’ve been in the military now for about 18 years active duty, and 24 years total service. I was a paratrooper for six years.
On Veterans Day, Americans take a moment to thank veterans and servicemembers. This year, we want to share how we help veterans find treatment for pain.
I came to the Pain Free Patriots program with an open mind. After a few months, my pain level’s gone down considerably.
When I discovered Pain Free Patriots, I was skeptical at first. Lo and behold, it worked.
According to a National Institutes of Health study, nearly 10 percent of veterans report having severe back pain.
My name is Richard S. and I served in the US Marine Corps from June 22, 1964 to June 23, 1967. I was wounded from
Pain Free Patriots relies on the power of volunteers to help find, fund, and fix veterans in Minnesota. Without them, we could not provide grants for veterans with chronic pain.
Pain Free Patriots has impacted my life significantly. It has helped me sleep better at night and not have to use medication to relieve the symptoms I have.
Pain Free Patriots relies on the support of donations to fund our grants for veterans living with chronic pain. Discover more about our giving programs.
Once I got in, it was really, really friendly and an open-armed, welcoming place. It was awesome. It was very, very awesome.
When I’m not hurting, I’m a better guy to be around. A better boss, a better husband, a better dad.
It’s hard to believe that Gala 25, our annual fundraiser is just a week away. If you haven’t reserved your tickets yet, you can still grab seats for you, your family, and a veteran online
So far, I’ve turned around 180 degrees with the problem with my mid-to-upper back. I’ve felt really great about what the staff and all the people who worked with the staff [have done to help] me get better with my back problem.
Unfortunately, living with chronic pain often creates other challenges for veterans. Here is a look at the most common challenges that affect veterans living with chronic pain.
Hi, my name is Bob Stokes. I was in the United States Navy. I went in July 1970, right out of high school. I served until July 1974.