The Pain Meter – My Push to Connect Patients & Doctors
I have always wanted to know more about the clinical encounter. More knowledge about the patient has always helped me drive towards the best outcomes for the patients I treat.
be the patient
has always been my motto since I began this career path in 1997. And as a chiropractor, I have always been curious about what a patient is experiencing. Specifically, I have always wanted more information about a patient’s tissue tenderness as I carefully probe their anatomical tissue to arrive at the best possible diagnosis for them.
About three years ago, I had a thought. What if I could see what they feel?
So, after three years of development I created this:
Already, I have found it invaluable. It allows the patient to convey what they are feeling and it helps me with my diagnostic accuracy. It is a new device and I look forward to arm’s length research on it. JF