Winner of the 1987 Medical
Journalists' Association Radio Award and joint winner of the 1987 Science Writers' Federation Award.
Pain is a vital alarm system - it is the main symptom that sends us to the doctor. But if pain persists and will not go away, it can become a disabling problem in its own right.
Dorothy Parker examines the nature of pain, the treatments - old and new - and the work by specialists in Glasgow to help sufferers cope with a life in pain. Producer MICHAEL SHAW
(First broadcast on Radio Scotland)