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What is Central Sensitisation?

Central sensitization is a process that occurs in the central nervous system (CNS) in response to chronic or persistent pain. It is characterized by an...

What is Nociplastic Pain?

Nociplastic pain is caused by changes in the way the nervous system processes pain signals, rather than by injury or damage to the body's tissues....

What is Chronic Primary Pain?

Chronic primary pain, also known as idiopathic pain, is a type of pain that is not caused by an underlying condition or injury. It is...

What is Neuropathic Pain?

Neuropathic pain is a type of chronic pain that is caused by damage or injury to the nervous system. The pain is often described as...

What is Chronic Secondary Pain?

Chronic secondary pain is a type of pain that is the result of an underlying condition or injury. It is considered "secondary" because it is...

What is Nociceptive Pain?

Nociceptive pain is the type of pain caused by injury or damage to tissue, such as a burn or a cut. It is typically described...

Definition of Pain

Pain is a complex and subjective experience that is the body's response to harmful stimuli. It is a warning system that alerts the body to...

Pain Treatments

There are many treatments for chronic pain. Some are more effective than others, and some have much more evidence behind them than others. The problem...

What is Pain Science Education?

Pain science education (PSE) is a treatment for pain that teaches people to think differently about their pain, and thereby reduce, or even cure, their...

Podcast review – Can you unlearn chronic pain?

Back in August 2022, the ABC released a podcast titled “Can you unlearn chronic pain?”. The podcast is in a series called  “All in the...