Love & Pain

Jun 12, 2013 on Channel 4 at 9:00 PM


The RTS Award-winning series continues with an episode about how men deal with pain - whether it's from injury or a broken heart. From fractures, breaks and dislocations to illness brought on by mental anguish, the staff at King's reflect on the diff... (more)erent ways in which people deal with physical and emotional pain. 28-year-old Ahmed has dislocated his shoulder in a game of American football and has to grit his teeth while doctor Matt puts it back into place. The relief is immediate and Ahmed leaves A&E with a smile on his face. 'It's like scoring a goal when you manage to get a shoulder back in,' says Matt. 'Or winning £10 on the lottery.' But it's not so straightforward to offer such simple cures to people with long-term illnesses. 24-year-old Lee suffers from Behçet's Syndrome, a condition that affects the nervous system and causes pain so severe he passes out. He's had the disorder for six years and this is his third admission for chronic pain in the past two months alone. But fiancée Meghan is by Lee's side, looking after him. She's the person who keeps him going. 'Without her I don't think I'd be here right now,' says Lee. Meanwhile 30-year-old dad of four Simon is brought in by ambulance after being found unconscious at the bottom of a stairwell. It soon emerges that his partner of 10 years has ended their relationship and he's not eaten for days.

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