Origins of Chronic Pain

Pain of Spinal Origin:

Causes of include lumbar degenerative disc disease, , lumbar radiculopathy, discogenic pain, , arthropathy / dysfunction, and myofascial pain.

Causes of chronic neck pain include cervical degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, cervical radiculopathy, discogenic pain, facet joint arthropathy, occipital neuralgia, and myofascial pain.

(nerve – generated pain)

(RSD) a.k.a. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Lumbar, Thoracic, or Cervical Radiculopathy

Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (Shingles Pain)

Occipital Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Post-Stroke Pain (Central Pain)

Multiple Sclerosis

(e.g. Diabetic)

Mononeuropathies (after damage to a single nerve)

Arthritis Pain (Joint Pain)

Rheumatoid Arthritis


Cancer Pain

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