Saturday, June 16, 2012


style="text-align: left;"> One thing we all have in common is the perception of pain. From scraping your knee as a child to the onset of arthritis as an adult, we all experience pain. Many times that pain takes on a life of it's own from the initial acute pain to an on going relationship with chronic pain, there is pain and then there is  your pain. The deceptively simple pain scales that doctors and other medical professionals use that describes pain on a scale of 1-10 is of course totally subjective.  If anything it describes how intense the pain is at this moment. When asked how your pain was yesterday or last week, one is in the realm of the vagaries of memory. Many practioners are working on ways to understand pain objectively. Meet Dr. Elliot Krane (BIO)


Please see also:  


Chronic Pain

Discovery Channel: Human Body ~ 

Pushing The Limits 


When You See Your Doctor

What Is Pain

Scientists Find a New Way to Measure Pain

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