s2e70 No Pain No Gain?

Rachel discusses an unconventional and ethically questionable practice being used to treat pain in children. Content warning for medical trauma.

Sources:

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/03/09/700823481/invisibilia-for-some-teens-with-debilitating-pain-the-treatment-is-more-pain

https://twitter.com/opheliajcbrown/status/1104542537232969728

https://twitter.com/erinbiba/status/1104610421170950144

https://twitter.com/BizKarten/status/1104587965701984256

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/molecules-to-medicine/have-pain-are-you-crazy-rare-diseases-pt-2/

https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/history-quackery/history-hysteria

Luke Goodman