A person has chronic upper back pain and severe problems with her aorta, requiring surgery that she didn’t survive. Afterwards, her surgeon suggests that her back pain could be a referral from her aorta.
How often do internal organs refer pain to the skin and musculature? And how do we recognize it when it happens? What is the mechanism? And can it ever happen in reverse, e.g., can skeletal muscle refer pain to internal organs?
Join us for a short exploration of pain and referred pain—that will probably raise more questions than answers. It’s boggling!
Full show notes available at https://www.abmp.com/podcasts/ep-255-referred-pain-i-have-client-who-pathology-conversations-ruth-werner