Posts from the ‘Noi Notes’ category

Pictures of pain

A link between photography and pain? The speed of photographic technology and the near instant processing within modern digital cameras often obscures that fact that the…

Oldies are Goldies

Novellas? Novellas are longish Explain Pain stories – they could take 5 -10 minutes or even longer. Patients can read them or perhaps therapists can construct…

Metaphors we feel by

The English word ‘Pain’ has its roots in the Latin poena meaning ‘punishment, penalty or retribution’. No surprise then that we have created a rich vocabulary…

Clinical mileage

About 25 years ago I was teaching a week long Dynamic Nervous System course in Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Wales with Louis Gifford. It was our…