SBS INSIGHT: OUCH! HOW MUCH PAIN CAN YOU HANDLE?

Some of Australia’s top sports people regularly play with and beat pain, including Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris.

Ryan joins Insight for its first new episode of 2015 to explore how we deal with pain.

Guests who feel no pain, phantom limb pain and chronic pain join the sportspeople and share their secrets for getting on top of niggling injuries, discussing the relationship between body and mind.

We ask: why can some people endure intense pain, while others can’t?