Sumary of Experts highlight latest advancements in neurogenic classification and pain management:
- Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 18 2020 There have been significant advances in knowledge regarding the pathology, etiology, assessment, and treatment of several significant neurogenic pain disorders regularly encountered by neurorehabilitation professionals in both inpatient and outpatient care..
- In a collection of articles published in NeuroRehabilitation, experts describe the latest advancements in neurogenic classification and pain management and treatment of these disorders..
- Types of neurogenic pain include neuropathic pain (due to nerve damage or disease), central pain (arising from a lesion in the central nervous system – such as thalamic pain following stroke), and deafferentation pain (the interruption or destruction of the afferent connections of nerve cells), among other mechanisms..
- There are multiple emerging trends in neurogenic pain management with particular reference to complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), neuropathic pain, and cranial neuralgias.”.
- Dr. Zasler is also a clinical professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, USA..
- “The topic of post-traumatic cephalalgia (headache) remains highly debated as does the area of functional/psychogenic pain disorders, both of which are elaborated on in this thematic issue of NeuroRehabilitation along with other more common, controversial, and/or challenging neurogenic pain disorders.”.
- pain/sensation after amputation (Gary Stover, Nathan Prahlow) Post-traumatic cephalalgias or headache (Brigid Dwyer and Nathan Zasler) Functional pain disorders (Stoyan Popkirov, Elena K..
- Enax-Krumova,Tina Mainka, Matthias Hoheisel, Constanze Hausteiner-Wiehle) Douglas Murphy, MD, Regional Amputation Center, Central Virginia Veterans Health Center;.
- Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA, and colleagues review the epidemiology, classifications, pathology, non-invasive and invasive treatments of peripheral neuropathic pain….