TITLE

Living WELL

AUTHOR(S)
Elmore, Judith
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
PN;Nov2005, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on various types of pain and their remedies. Pain is commonly divided into various groups: nociceptive, musculoskeletal, neuropathic, and visceral. Nociceptive pain is caused by damage to the normal tissues of the body such as bones, joints, and muscles. Mechanical instability can cause pain in the bones, joints, muscles, or ligaments. Neuropathic pain is caused by damage to or a dysfunction of the nervous system. Visceral pain occurs in the area of the stomach generally a short time after injury. Any complaint of abdominal pain should be assessed for complications such as ulcers, constipation, gall bladder problems, or appendicitis.
ACCESSION #
18645884

 

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