Glossary

Glossary

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Neuropathic Pain
There are many definitions of neuropathic (say: noor-uh-PATH-ik) pain. This makes diagnosing and treating it somewhat difficult. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines neuropathic pain as pain that is caused by a problem in the nervous system. This is a very broad definition. In general, it can be split into two types: peripheral and central.