Rare condition causes neurologist to feel patients’ pain

Most people would consider the words, ‘I feel your pain’ as a sympathetic turn of phrase. But for US neurologist Dr Joel Salinas, the pain is real.    

Dr Salinas has a rare condition known as mirror-touch synaesthesia, where he feels everything that people around him physically feel.

“For example, if I were to see someone touch your cheek I

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