"Dardat be joonem," the saying goes in Iran — let me take away your pain.
It's more often said between family and friends, but the phrase isn't far from the work of Dr. Mohammad Sharify, head of the Iranian Pain Society.
He's one of only a few dozen doctors in Iran focusing on pain management. As head of the Iranian Pain Society, a chapter of the Seattle-based International Associated for the study of pain, healing pain in Persia has become his life's work.
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