Explaining pain - where do we stand today?

Explaining pain increases knowledge of pain biology and decreases catastrophizing

Explaining pain (EP) teaches the relationship between the danger messages (nociception) and pain: the upregulation in the danger transmission (nociceptive) system when pain persists, the coexistence of potential protective systems and the adaptability, and therefore trainability, of pain. The following article aimed to address the common misconceptions and propose future directions of EP.


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