100 + WAYS TO DESCRIBE PAIN

Flickering
Quivering
Beating
Aching
Throbbing
Flashing
Drilling
Cutting
Lacerating
Intense
Musky
Dull
Tugging
Wrenching
Scalding
Stinging
Heavy
Spliting
Rasping
Taut
Terrifying
Punishing
Gruelling
Tearing
Cool
Cold
Waves
Sore
Sharp
Stabbing
Burning
Intermittent
Hot
Radiating
Gnawing
Nabbing
Excruciating
Cruel
Pounding
Cramping
Tight
Binding
Viceous
Killing
Sickening
Unbearable


TYPES OF PAIN

Brain Injury
Broken/Fractured Bones
Burn Injury
Catastrophic Injury
Drowning
Electrocution
Fire/Burn Injury
Spinal Cord/Back Injury
Loss of Limb
Scarring/Disfigurement
Paralysis
Emotional Trauma


BEHAVIOURS – SENSATIONS – ACTIONS

Wincing
Flaring Nostrils
Glassy Eyes
Nausea
Vomiting
Shaking
A stiff walk – walking with gait
Rocking back and forward
Arching the back
Fainting
Panting
Medicating
Clenching Teeth
Taking tentative steps
Dizziness
Feeling light headed
Panic
Hallucinations
Slow breathing or deep breathing
Short-temper

 

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