Detailed guides to painful problems, treatments & more

True story

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Weekly nuggets of pain science news and insight, usually 100-300 words, with the occasional longer post. The blog is the “director’s commentary” on the core content of a library of major articles and books about common painful problems and popular treatments. See the blog archives or updates for the whole site.

Unattributed quote on photographic background of leaves and sky: “If I woke up in the morning and nothing hurt, I would think I was dead.”
Pain is defining. It takes over awareness completely, until it seems like you would be aware of nothing without it. I’ve experienced enough pain in my life to know exactly what this means. Every person who has suffered chronic pain does.