Pain

Pain definitions and more

What is Pain? Part 3

How can Osteopathy help you? As discussed in Part 1 , pain is the result of complex brain processes, which are influenced by overlapping physical (nociceptive and neuropathic), psychological, and environmental factors. Your osteopath can help you identify and address these factors: In a nutshell, only you can know what your pain experience is like. […]

What is chronic pain? Part 2

In part 1, we covered the definition and classification of pain. In this blog – part 2 – we will discuss what chronic pain is and how acute pain becomes chronic. Chronic or persistent pain is any pain that last longer than would be expected after an injury or illness.  Pain is initially produced when […]

What is Pain? Part 1

Do you know what pain is? Why things hurt sometimes? Pain is a lot more complex than most people think. In this 3 Part blog we will explain what pain is and how osteopathy can help you. The International Association for the Study of Pain describes pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated […]

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