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Many people believe

 •  • 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 PainScience.com: a library of major articles and books about common painful problems and popular treatments. See the blog archives or updates for the whole site.

One thing about my job: I get a lot of email from patients everywhere … a constant, endless, informal survey of treatment practices and prevalent ideas. This allows me to write things like “many people believe” with some authority. I actually do know better than, say, the average clinician.