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Wasting time and money

Paul Ingraham ARCHIVEDMicroblog posts are archived and rarely updated. In contrast, most long-form articles on PainScience.com are updated regularly over the years.

Classic marketing quote, continuing a line of thinking I started a few days ago (Regressing to Hell):

We can easily revise that for treatments and therapy for chronic pain:

Or maybe ⅔? ¾? ⅓? People will draw the line in different places—and where and why would reveal some vested interests—but I think everyone agrees that progress in chronic pain recovery is often extremely erratic, and some time and money always gets wasted.

Which is why, very generally (693!), it is valuable for patients to be educated and empowered, to improve the odds of avoiding the most useless treatment options.

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