It is quite common for those providing information to the Wall/McHenry database to indicate that their Central Pain makes the distal part of the extremities or other areas feel inflamed. Other descriptors of dysesthesia include “burning” and “like acid under the skin”. New research from Harvard may explain why.
The Wall/ McHenry database has been bombarded with Central Pain subjects who report muscle pain with CP. Now, electromyography confirms this. The wave changes were there all along, but are just now being recognized.
What mind set will deliver a cure, pragmatism or sentimentality? The dentist who numbs us and is smart enough to fix the problem is to be preferred to a sentimental bandage wrapped around our heads. Pragmatic service is greater than lip service.
Is pain a physical event or a psychological event?
Is there anything to weed out those who have substituted hunches for hard science? Karl Popper gives some suggestions for recognizing pseudoscience.
This article is the follow up to “The Smoking Gun”. It is important for all pain sufferers to understand the huge amount of research being done on pain so they do not lose hope. Drugs which influence membranes are very likely to be part of the pain arsenal in the future.