You're doing your favourite sport, and you're totally absorbed in it. Suddenly you hit your knee. You hardly notice it, because you have to and will go further. And you go further, finish what you started and get a good result.
As you could read in the previous blog post, we are not powerless when it comes to influencing our own pain. In fact, there are so many possibilities, which you can apply yourself, to influence and even reduce pain!
What is pain? How is it that I feel a lot of pain when nothing seems to be wrong and nobody can see anything?
The year is 1979 (!) when many scientists come together to determine what pain is.
There is something special going on. For a long time it was thought that pain went hand in hand with damage to the body. More damage should simply lead to more pain.