Tag: visualizing pain

  • Graphic Novels About Chronic Pain: “Pain Is Really Strange”

    Graphic Novels About Chronic Pain: “Pain Is Really Strange”

    Graphic novels about chronic pain are few and far between: “Pain Is Really Strange” is a welcome find I love books, especially graphic novels. I was at the library recently and stumbled on “Pain Is Really Strange,” one of the only graphic novels about chronic pain I’ve ever seen. (Thanks, Austin Public Library!) Explaining “What…

  • Pain Scales (1-10): How To Explain Your Pain

    Pain Scales (1-10): How To Explain Your Pain

    Pain scales are an imperfect attempt to objectively classify something that resists that categorization. There are so many types of pain, but even if you only have one (“only”), pain isn’t neat and tidy. So as you answer pain scale questions, keep the bigger picture in mind.