Wonderful Piece of Journalism by John Walsh
JANUARY 15, 2017
But pain can be magnified by a domestic argument or trouble at work, so we try to find out about the patient’s life – their sleeping patterns, their ability to walk and stand, their appetite. His background is in bioengineering, and under his governance the Stanford Pain Management Center has twice been designated a centre of excellence by the American Pain Society. How much does it hurt? Aching, throbbing, searing, excruciating – pain is difficult to describe and impossible to see.