The Definition of Pain

According to the International Association of the Study of Pain...

ab73689d4ac5551b063801d66f91649f919bfbd46ec9862d52cb0fe1b15aa553-SvNcbAPain is defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.

If the pain has extended beyond the expected period of healing, arbitrarily 6 months, then we consider it Chronic Pain.

Chronic pain can originate from an injury or may be associated with the aging process. Chronic pain is no different from diabetes or hypertension and treatment of such is a livelong process.

There are several conditions related to chronic pain that we an treat. These may include:

  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Chronic cervical and lumbar pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Chronic Pain Syndromes and Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated disc and sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis and lumbar radiculopathy
  • Kyphosis, Scoliosis, Spondylolisthesis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or RSD
  • Surgical related pain conditions such as failed neck or back syndromes
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Pain related major depression, anxiety disorders, and other social issues
  • Neuropathies, such as occipital neuralgia, post herpetic neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy
  • Chronic abdominal or pelvic pain such as chronic pancreatitis and interstitial cystitis
  • Cancer Pain

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