Pain Management Information Center

Q and A on Pain Management: Need for Pain Management, Treatment- Medications, PT, Surgery

Acute pain is an agonizing perception of injury or feeling of hurt. Pain is felt with different intensity. Pain is a symptom, which diverts...

Q and A on Multidisciplinary Pain Management: Pain Clinic, Medications

Chronic pain is the result of an injury or malfunction of peripheral pain receptors or central nervous system. Chronic pain not responding to conservative...

Causes of Nociceptive Somatic Pain: Traumatic Injuries, Blunt Trauma, Penetrating Injury

What Is Somatic Pain? Somatic pain is observed in skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles, tendon, ligament, joint and bone. Pain is transmitted by somatic nervous system. Describe...

Causes of Neuropathic Shooting Pain in Face, Neck, Back, Arms, Legs, Abdomen

What Is Shooting Pain? Shooting pain is either acute or chronic nociceptive or neuropathic pain. Shooting pain is severe, sharp and lashing in character. What Is...

What Can Cause Stabbing Pain?

Acute or chronic pain is characterized as sharp, burning, stabbing, penetrating and colicky pain. Acute pain lasts for less than 3 to 6 months....

What is Colicky Pain? Know It’s Classifications

What is Colicky Pain? Colicky pain is also known as Colic pain or gut rot. Colicky pain is observed in chest and abdomen. Bowel, ureter, urethra...

Anatomical Distribution of Chronic Pain: Characteristics, Causes, Investigations

Chronic pain lasts for more than 6 months. Chronic pain is caused by prolonged irritation of peripheral pain receptor or nerve. Pain receptors are...

What Can Cause Burning Pain or Burning Sensation?

Burning pain is local or generalized pain and depends on the cause of the pain. Burning pain may be associated with tingling, numbness or...
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