Nothing is actually real until it happens to us, pain in particular. Until then it is merely a surge of power from a savage God, a false one created by simple mindedness, which informs us why the ancients were so ignorant in their conception of deities, as in the Greek and Roman gods, who were allowed the worst imaginable conceits without any cancellation of their worship or slowdown in their temple building.
If you thought Tae-bo could get you in shape quickly, this is nothing compared to the rapidity with which central pain can make you into a great author. This could be a myth, however. Decide for yourself after reading this well written article, copies of which sell for large amounts on the open market.
Five years ago, you were considered a snob if you insisted on bringing sodium channels into a discussion of pain. Now, everyone is acting as if they knew and know about sodium channels, no problem. It is even polite to mention calcium channels, now that the role of inflammation is being identified in a huge number of diseases. Each tiny new step in pain chemistry is resisted furiously and then suddenly accepted under an overwhelming weight of evidence.
It seems hard to believe PUBLIC tv could grasp the issues of pain any better than the writers of House.
As most readers are aware, painonline is the communications wing of the Wall/McHenry database. (Patrick Wall/Kenneth McHenry). Dr. Wall’s fame increases even after his death. He was a kind man and a worthy hero, and also happened to be right about so much which he theorized.
The little engine that couldn’t. I think I can. I know I can, but I cannot.
More is contained in obscure dusty books in rarely visited stacks in restricted libraries regarding the guarded and highly secret rites of ancient Egyptian temple ceremonies than is revealed about central pain in the open neurology shelves at modern medical libraries. It must the fascination of the mummy. Maybe we should dream up a bogus curse to catch the publlc’s interest. Maybe we could exploit the inability to tolerate the touch of clothing. “Naked Person Disease”. Sound interesting? It certainly does not sound believable. It would more likely lead to the building of jails than research laboratories. How bad can clothing be? With sufficient hypersensitization, worse than can possibly be imagined. Infinite sunburn, what a freak!