The New Pain Descriptor Project

Part I Pain Descriptors for Severe and Severe Chronic Pain Sufferers

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Take this and wrap it around your stomach ten times. Run the free end around a crank. Now turn the crank ten times so it pulls the barbed wire tighter and tighter across your gut. Take a moment to imagine that level of pain, how that might feel. Now multiply that by 100. Congratulations you have experienced one of my mid level (crippling) pain days.

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