Monday, April 23, 2012

When a picture ISN'T worth 1000 words.... 

This article comes from the November 14th newsletter for the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association. Although this is geared toward doctors, the data is interesting:

ACR: Body Map No Help in Telling Where It Hurts

I have not found pictures useful to describe pain that travels, varies in intensity or is simply body-wide. Drawing a little "X" on a mannequin does not state whether that pain is burning, sharp or throbbing. And sometimes I have multiple types of pain in the same location.

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