The path of neuroplastic pain

Lesson Summary

  • Highlights the distinction between acute and chronic pain
  • Discusses physiological and neurological changes associated with chronic pain conditions
  • Describes sensitization of protective systems in the body, contributing to issues like insomnia and mood disorders
  • Explores the multifaceted nature of chronic pain involving physiological, emotional, psychological, and social factors
  • Illustrates how the brain interprets pain signals, sometimes experiencing pain in the absence of physical injury, or having no pain even with injury
  • Stresses the importance of personalized approaches for healing chronic pain, aiming to rewire neural pathways to reduce protective pain that is unnecessary
  • Underlines the brain's significant role in pain and other sensations, and the potential for creating new pathways to alleviate chronic pain

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