Our thoughts on issues affecting our patients.

Hurt vs. Harm: which pain is good and which is bad?

Most people assume that all pain must be bad; not the case. There are many things that hurt us, but are not necessarily harmful. Whereas, there are also many things that do not necessarily hurt, but may actually be quite harmful to our health. In fact, some things that hurt may actually be beneficial to […]

2017-04-18T19:53:42+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Outreach|

The fifth vital sign: Pain

By: Dr. Luigi Nalli

Vital signs are a clinical measure of a person’s most basic body functions. The traditional vital signs include: body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and respiratory rate. These signs help a healthcare professional to understand the case presentation of a patient and are essentially a measure of life.

Pain is often referred to […]

2014-04-05T00:00:36+00:00 April 5th, 2014|Outreach|
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