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An unusual new article about pain 

Paul Ingraham ARCHIVEDMicroblog posts are archived and rarely updated. In contrast, most long-form articles on are updated regularly over the years (see updates page).

My interest in pain is not academic and abstract. It used to be. For years I said that I was “prone” to aches and pains, and that was true — I’ve always had some kind of vulnerability to musculoskeletal mischief. But I was still an amateur! Unfortunately, over the last couple years, I have come to know real chronic pain (starting with my strange throat problem in mid-2014, and escalating from there). And I think that experience probably shines through in this new article. It’s short and emotional. I was overdue to write something a little more personal than science analysis and debunkery.

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