Pain study points to a mirror image

  1. From: Boston Globe, April 2, 2004

    Why does one leg hurt when the other is injured? Massachusets General Hospital research suggests that opposite-limb symptoms may stem from a previously unrecognized connection of pinpoint accuracy between the nerves on one side of the body and the mirror-image spot on the other side.
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  3. by   leslie :-D
    hmmmm, i'm not sure how to respond to that, especially when md's can't even explain it. i was horrible in school when i took neuro but one of the things that i remembered was the function of the corpus callosum and how it is the messenger between the left and right brain. so does this mean my chronic right sided back back is actually a left sided injury?? i have no idea what to make of the article.