Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain

by Cathy Parkes December 02, 2020 Updated: June 10, 2021

Nociceptive pain is caused by tissue damage or inflammation. This type of pain is often described as "aching" or "throbbing". Neuropathic pain is caused by nerve damage. This type of pain is often described as "shooting" or "burning".
Nociceptive pain is caused by tissue damage or inflammation. This type of pain is often described as "aching" or "throbbing".

Neuropathic pain is caused by nerve damage. This type of pain is often described as "shooting" or "burning".


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