Find Out About Pain
Around the World


  • Which country feels the most pain
  • What the most common causes of pain are
  • How pain can impact you professionally
  • Why body pain cannot be ignored

Everyday pain such as back pain, knee pain or shoulder pain can have a significant impact on people’s lives.

A staggering 88% of people globally experience pain in their muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints, and at least 65% of people suffer from this kind of body pain every week.

At GSK Consumer Healthcare, we want to understand the impact body pain, such as back ache and sore muscles, has on people’s lives so we can strive to help more people overcome it.

Find out what 7000 people across 14 countries shared in The Global Pain Index about the impact pain is having on them physically and emotionally.

Lifting the lid on the struggles people face as a result of pain will help us find more ways to help people to do more and feel better.

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