Tag Archives: Pain

Epidural stuck in young mom’s back during childbirth, leaving her in ‘agonizing pain’ for days

An 18-year-old Florida mother is currently recovering from a medical incident that left her in “agonizing pain” after an epidural was left stuck in her back for four days before it was eventually removed. Doctors at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., were unable to remove the epidural from Selena Gray’s back after she gave… Read More »

How fast do we feel pain? Study overturns previous notions

New research overturns the widespread notion that humans, unlike other mammals, process pain more slowly than touch. The findings may have significant implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain. Pain signals may travel just as quickly as touch signals in humans, new research suggests. Until now, the scientific consensus has been that in humans,… Read More »

‘Life-changing’ operation that brings paralysed limbs back to life could banish pain of nerve damage

Hour-long ‘life-changing’ operation that brings paralysed limbs back to life could banish the pain of nerve damage An hour-long operation could be ‘life-changing’ for thousands of Britons  Procedure can banish crippling, constant pain by repairing or replacing nerves  Consultant surgeons have warned ‘too many’ patients are left paralysed or in agonising pain waiting for damaged… Read More »