Chronic pain is primarily one of the prevalent […]
The body has two main types of chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts 3 months or longer. Chronic pain is not easily healed or moderated by at-home remedies, and typically requires the attention of a pain specialist. There is not always a known cause of chronic pain, whereas other times, the pain is a lingering symptom of an injury or accident.
When damage or dysfunction is caused to the nervous system, the nerves are unable to function properly which can cause pain. This is called neuropathic pain. The pain stems from the nerves inability to transmit sensations to the brain, resulting in a sense of numbness or lack of sensation altogether. Sometimes, a person experiences pain in the affected area.