Who We Are

The Worst Pain Ever digital platform is the world’s largest online kidney stone patient community!

We seek to enrich the kidney stone patient experience and improve patients’ well-being by empowering them with useful information, supporting them through our active community and bringing joy through our relatable content.

Our digital urology initiative is powered by Dornier MedTech America, one of the most trusted names in urology that continues to spearhead innovation. We are pushing the envelope in digital urology to provide holistic care and patient experience to patients who are seeking treatment and community as they work through their conditions online and in real life.

kidney stone patient experience and community support

What We Do

Through our digital health approach, we are meeting kidney stone patients where they are and providing them with actionable insights, to drive impact on their health behaviors and outcomes.

Our digital health journey began with the simple goal of supporting kidney stone patients through their worst pain ever. We seek to enrich the kidney stone patient experience and empower patients with useful information, support them through our active community and bring joy through our relatable content.

Today, our clinically-backed WPE Wellness Program strives to improve kidney stone patients’ health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. From medically-reviewed toolkits, and targeted lifestyle recommendations to robust community support, we are adopting a holistic approach towards enriching the kidney stone patient experience.

Our Approach

What is the WPE Wellness program?

The WPE Wellness program is specially designed to help patients manage their kidney stone condition and reduce the risk of related complications. We aim to enrich the kidney stone patient experience through comprehensive patient education and targeted intervention at various stages of their journey.

Where do we get our information from?

Medical accuracy is important to us, and to the patients whom we serve.

We take pride in ensuring that our articles and toolkits are backed by studies from peer-reviewed journals, and our toolkits verified by a panel of esteemed urologists, known as our Medical Advisory Board. We also collaborate with experts in nutrition and other related medical specialties to offer a comprehensive and holistic approach.

With our robust fact-checking process in place, you can trust that all information on Worst Pain Ever is reliable and scientifically-proven.

Who We Are

The Worst Pain Ever digital platform is the world’s largest online kidney stone patient community!

We seek to improve patients’ well-being by empowering them with useful information, supporting them through our active community and bringing joy through our relatable content.

Our digital urology initiative is powered by Dornier MedTech, one of the most trusted names in urology that continues to spearhead innovation. We are pushing the envelope in digital urology to provide holistic care to patients who are seeking treatment and community as they work through their conditions online and in real life.

WHY DIGITAL UROLOGY WITH WORST PAIN EVER

30M Americans may suffer from Kidney Stones in their lifetime1

$ 0 B
Annual economic burden
of Kidney Stones2
0 M
lost workdays with indirect costs
totaling $775M3
0 M
ED visits per year due to
suspected kidney stones4
0 K
Kidney stones treated
each year5
  1. Scales, C. D., Smith, A. C., Hanley, J. M., & Saigal, C. S. (2012). Prevalence of kidney stones in the United States. European Urology, 62(1), 160–165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2012.03.052
  2. Litwin MS, Saigal CS: Table 14-47: Economic impact of urologic disease. In: Urologic Diseases in America. NIH Publication 12-7865. Washington, DC, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2012, p 486 https://www.niddk.nih.gov/about-niddk/strategic-plans-reports/urologic-diseases-in-america
  3. Saigal, C. S., Joyce, G., Timilsina, A. R., & the Urologic Diseases in America Project. (2005). Direct and indirect costs of nephrolithiasis in an employed population: Opportunity for disease management? Kidney International, 68(4),
    1808–1814. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1755.2005.00599.x
  4. Hyams, E. S., Korley, F. K., Pham, J. C., & Matlaga, B. R. (2011). Trends in imaging use during the emergency department evaluation of Flank pain. Journal of Urology, 186(6), 2270–2274.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2011.07.079
  5. Premji, B. (2017). (rep.). Urological Devices – Market Insights – United States. Clarivate.

What We Do

Through our digital health approach, we are meeting kidney stone patients where they are and providing them with actionable insights, to drive impact on their health behaviors and outcomes.

Our digital health journey began with the simple goal of supporting kidney stone patients through their worst pain ever. We empower them with useful information, support them through our active community and bring joy through our relatable content.

Today, our clinically-backed WPE Wellness Program strives to improve kidney stone patients’ health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. From medically-reviewed toolkits, targeted lifestyle recommendations to robust community support, we are adopting a holistic approach towards enriching the kidney stone patient experience.

Our Approach

What is the WPE Wellness program?

Our WPE Wellness program is specially designed to help kidney stone patients reduce the risk of recurrence and complications, through comprehensive patient education and guided intervention at various stages of their journey. Through our articles and toolkits, we aim to support patients in making better lifestyle and treatment decisions.

Where do we get our information from?

Medical accuracy is important to us, and to the patients whom we serve.

We take pride in ensuring that our articles and toolkits are backed by studies from peer-reviewed journals and verified by a panel of esteemed urologists, known as our Medical Advisory Board. We also collaborate with experts in nutrition and other related medical specialties to offer a comprehensive and holistic approach.

With our robust fact-checking process in place, you can trust that all information on Worst Pain Ever is reliable and
scientifically-proven.