Category: Central Sensitization Pain

A 35-year-old woman suffered from back pain for years— the cause was from her nervous system

A 35-year-old woman suffered from back pain for years until a pain specialist found the real cause — her nervous system As featured in INSIDER, https://www.insider.com/back-pain-chronic-pain-caused-by-nervous-system-2023-8 Melissa Angle was a 35-year-old working mother of two when she began developing back pain. The pain slowly worsened month after month until it became so unbearable she could…

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The Central Sensitization Pain Inventory–is your score > 40?

Central Sensitization Inventory- Symptom Evaluator   The clinical tool, called the central sensitization inventory (CSI), screens for symptoms related to sensitization that increase pain levels. If sensitization is present, the treatment is different.       Signs of nerve sensitization: long-standing symptoms symptoms (> 3 months) spread of symptoms beyond the boundary of the injury…

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