Anatomy and physiology of chronic pain

Joshua M. Rosenow*, Jaimie M. Henderson

*Corresponding author for this work

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Although much has been accomplished in the past several decades, treatment of chronic pain remains imperfect. This article presents the anatomy and physiology of the pain system along with the neurobiologic changes that occur in the establishment and maintenance of chronic pain states.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-462
Number of pages18
JournalNeurosurgery Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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