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The “How” and “Why” of Experiencing Pain

This is a slightly dense but very informative article from the American Pain Society that describes types of pain and factors that alleviate or exacerbate symptoms. It also very clearly describes the basic “wiring” of pain (brain, nerves, spine, etc.).

"High Voltage Wiring" - courtesy of Dreamstime.com

“High Voltage Wiring” – courtesy of Dreamstime.com).

http://www.americanpainsociety.org/uploads/pdfs/npc/section_1.pdf

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This entry was posted on February 28, 2013 by in Chronic Pain.

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