"The nerve scars hold an evolutionary potential. For them, the concept of time does not count ... Clinical quiet does not mean that everything is finished. Time does not exist for our tissues."
- Leriche, 1951 This article from the journal Brain (Oxford University Press) delves into the mystery of pain that comes or leaves years after an injury. Although it mostly addresses neuropathic pain linked to physical injuries, such as stroke, paralysis or amputation, there is this
As I worked through the book's distinction between pain and suffering, I came across Paul Ingraham's well researched PainScience.com. Paul's site and blog are simple in the way that can only happen when someone takes something complicated and owns it. If you are a science nerd like me, you will find the site full of juicy information from the world of science and pseudoscience cleaned and wrapped in common sense. If you are suffering from chronic pain or know someone who is