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The alphabet of pain

There's a flicker of understanding in the boy's eyes when Dr Rene Albertyn gently speaks to him - despite the fact that he has suffered serious brain damage, and is blind and deaf.

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Dr Raath originally specialised and worked as an anaesthesiologist in private practice. In 2008 he obtained his Fellowship In Interventional Pain Practice and since then has operated the the Pain Clinic at the Netcare Jakaranda Hospital in Pretoria which treats all forms of chronic pain. Read more here.

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