Neuropeptides may play a significant role in degenerative spine disease. This article discusses the gate control theory of pain and the role of neuropeptides in the degeneration of the functional spinal unit. Our current understanding of pain, its perception and modulation, is basic and requires more research.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Orthopedic Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine