pain and its treatments
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what is the threshold for nociceptive pain?
what is the stimuli for nociceptive pain?
what causes inflammatory pain?
inflammation through a macrophage, mast cell, neutrophill grandulocyte, tissue damage
what causes neuropathic pain?
what is the pain threshold for neuropathic pain?
low pain threshold
what kind of receptors are used for nociceptive pain?
- intense mechanical force
- chemical irritants
what is the nociceptive pain mechanism?
peripheral tissues -->; spinal cord --> brain --> pain
what is the characteristics of inflammatory pain?
- spontaneous pain and hypersensitivity
- peripheral nociceptors can be altered by tissue damage and inflammation
what is the characteristics of central pain augmentation?
hypersensitivity to pain resulting from abnormal central processing of normal input
types of central pain augmentation
- irritable bowel syndrom
- noncardiac chest pain
what are the components of pain?
cognitive, sensory and emotional
what kind of pain is chronic pain?
nociceptive, neuropathic or cenral pain augmentation
is the psychological component important for chronic pain?
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