What is PAIN?
A leading world pain researcher Lorimer Moseley describes it like this:
“Pain is a CONSCIOUS experience that motivates us to do something to PROTECT the tissues that the BRAIN PERCEIVES to be under threat. Pain does not provide a MEASURE of the state of the tissues that are perceived to be under threat.”
You see, there are 3 main types of pain:
Injury (Acute): Sprains, strains, contusions, lacerations, fractures, herniation, tendonitis, etc.
So in trying to understand a complex topic like pain, let’s focus on the facts we do know:
Pain is an alarm meant to protect you
For much detail about pain and explanation of the facts presented above, please watch the following video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQRqDoNvVYQ
For more information about how you can start to treat your pain, see “What Can We Do About It” on our website in the Blog section.