What is pain and how do you treat it?
The word “pain” comes from the Latin “poena” meaning a fine, a penalty.
Types of Pain
Acute pain can last a moment; rarely does it become chronic pain. Chronic pain persists for long periods. It is resistant to most medical treatments and cause severe problems.
Even though the experience of pain varies from one person to the next, it is possible to categorical the different types of pain.
Learn about how chronic pain occurs, and why chronic pain sometimes lingers.
When nerve fibers get damaged, the result can be chronic pain. Read about the very common causes of neuropathic pain, like diabetes.
Depression, anxiety, and other emotional problems can cause pain — or make existing pain worse.
Musculoskeletal pain is pain that affects the muscles, ligaments and tendons, and bones. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Chronic Muscle Pain-
Use your muscles incorrectly, too much, too little — and you’ve got muscle pain. Learn the subtle differences of muscle injuries and pain.
Learn common causes of abdominal pain and when to contact your doctor.
See the causes of joint pain and how to treat it with both home remedies and prescribed medication.
Syndrome A stroke, multiple sclerosis, or spinal cord injuries can result in chronic pain and burning syndromes from damage to brain regions. Read this brief overview.
Complex Regional Pain-
Syndrome It’s a baffling, intensely painful disorder that can develop from a seemingly minor injury, yet is believed to result from high levels of nerve impulses being sent to the affected disorder. Learn more about this disorder.
Diabetes-Related Nerve Pain-
(Neuropathy)If you have diabetes, nerve damage can be a serious complication. This nerve complication can cause severe burning pain, especially at night. Learn more about diabetic neuropathy.
(Postherpetic Neuralgia)Shingle is a painful condition that arises from varicella-zoster, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors.
considered one of the most painful conditions in medicine. The face pain it causes can be treated. Learn more about what causes trigeminal neuralgia and treatments for face pain caused by it.