It is a type of neuropathic pain. Phantom limb pain is a common experience of
amputees. The prevalence of phantom pain in upper limb amputees is nearly 82
WebMD describes the classifications of pain and explains what characterizes
The feeling of physical pain can vary greatly - mild, sharp, severe, dull. Learn the
symptoms for different types of pain, so you can describe them to a doctor.
refers to pain
detected by sensory nerves in the muscles, skin and soft tissues.
When you experience somatic pain
, nociceptors send pain
messages to the spinal cord and brain for interpretation. This type
is often easy to locate, as sensory nerves... More »
Learn about Types of Pain symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in the Merck
Manual. HCP and Vet versions too!
May 7, 2015 ... There are many sources of pain. One way of dividing these sources of pain is to
divide them into two groups, nociceptive pain and neuropathic ...
In general, following SCI, there are three types of pain, based on where in the
body the pain is felt: somatic, visceral, and neuropathic. Pain of all three types
One common type of pain is acute pain, currently defined as pain lasting less
than 3 to 6 months, or pain that is directly related to tissue damage. This is the
When any type of pain lasts a long time there can be changes in the spinal cord
and the brain that change how we perceive painful sensations. These changes ...