Definition & Types of Pain – Provider Resources
Provider resources on understanding the different types of pain.
Overview of Pain – Understanding the Types
- How does age influence the perception of the pain experience? Find information on the role of age as it relates to social and physiologic development, cognitive processing, and coping skills.
- Visit this site to find relevant journal articles on different types of pain including: acute pain, cancer pain, headache, neuropathic pain, oral and maxillofacial pain, rheumatologic and myofascial pain, etc.
- The Task Force for the Classification of Chronic Pain which comprises pain experts from across the globe, has developed a new and pragmatic classification of chronic pain for the upcoming 11th revision of the ICD. The goal is to create a classification system that is applicable in primary care and in clinical settings for specialized pain management.