Pain Management Information Center
Vitamin D deficiency, anemia, mononucleosis, multiple sclerosis, histoplasmosis are some of the problems that can cause body ache all the time.
Visceral hypersensitivity, also known as visceral hyperalgesia, is a condition where there is pain within the viscera, which are the inner organs, and this pain is more acute than normal. Visceral hypersensitivity is a term used to describe an increase in pain sensation, which is more than the normal within the internal organs. Know what is visceral hypersensitivity, and in which conditions is it seen, its causes, treatment, balloon distention test for measuring visceral hypersensitivity and relationship between visceral hypersensitivity and IBS.
Visceral pain is a form of nociceptive pain, which originates from the internal organs. Visceral pain is the pain, which occurs in the region of the trunk of the body that includes the lungs, heart, abdominal and pelvic organs. Some of the examples of visceral pain consist of: Chronic chest pain, appendicitis, diverticulitis, gallstones and pelvic pain. Know the symptoms and treatment of visceral pain and the difference between deep and superficial or visceral pain.
Just as there are many causes of chronic pain, the hidden danger of chronic pain can also result in various conditions, some of which can be severe. Knowing about the hidden danger of chronic pain can help to fight it.
Some of the common causes which can lead to mild to moderate sharp pain in different body parts are stress, muscle tension, overuse of muscle, minor injuries. Serious illness that can cause sharp pain in different parts of the body are migraine, trigeminal neuralgia, Meningitis, Angina, intercostal neuralgia, ruptured aneurysm, pneumonia and pneumothorax etc.
Intractable pain is a chronic pain, which does not go away or subside with medical treatment. Intractable pain is a sub-group of chronic pain where the patient has constant, unrelenting and excruciating pain. Know the causes, characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and management of intractable pain.
Throbbing pain is described as continuous severe pain, which pulsates like heart beat. Throbbing headache is caused due to migraine, brain cancer. Know what can cause throbbing pain in the head, chest, abdomen, hands and legs and tooth. Throbbing tooth pain is caused due to cavity or carries. Throbbing leg and hand pain is caused by gout, frost bite etc, throbbing chest pain is caused due to fractured rib, pleuritis, lung cancer.
It is important to diagnose the right cause of a throbbing pain for it to be effectively treated. Learn about the diagnosis of throbbing pain in head, throbbing tooth pain, throbbing pain in hands and legs, throbbing chest pain etc.
Know how the Intrathecal Pain Pump Placement is done. Also learn about the types of Intrathecal Pain Pump like Programmable and Non Programmable Pump.
Know The Post Surgical Complications of Intrathecal Pain Pump like bleeding, neurological injury, spinal cord injury, shredded or fractured catheter, pump failure, CSF Leak around catheter, pump pocket seroma etc.
This article explains about Intrathecal Pain Pump Trial and its Contraindications, Selection Criterion for Intrathecal Pain Pump and Trial of Opioid Medication Delivered Through Intrathecal Pain Pump.