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Never give up 

 •  • by Paul Ingraham

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.

Never give up, because you can recover from damn near anything … if you are patient and methodical. Gene Lawrence, a 74-year-old record-setting powerlifter, tore his quadriceps. Eight months later he’s on the verge of beating his personal bests: total recovery. Bret “The Glute Guy” Contreras tells his story, and some other tales of extreme recovery, and extracts some lessons.

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