I have always used the terms ‘pain threshold and ‘pain tolerance’ interchangeably so I thought I would share this article that explains the difference between the two.

Your threshold can be low,  but your tolerance can actually be quite high or vice versa

It’s also quite validating to learn that some people just naturally have a low pain threshold for some stimuli and not other stimuli.  I can be bedridden by sitting in someone’s car for too long,  but recently burnt myself badly and have managed without heavy duty pain killers.. go figure

So have a read below to help better understand your own chronic pain

So have a read of this article to help better understand your own chronic pain;