Pain Medicine

Overview of Pain Signaling

Overview of Pain Signaling from Complete Human Performance on Vimeo.   Transcript: This is just meant to be a quick overview of how to think about pain and how the body processes pain. The bottom-up to top-down approach basically looks at pain at where occurs in the body and then how the brain gets the…

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Defining Pain

   Transcript:   Defining pain. The idea of this overview is to break down some of the complex terminology that comes up when discussing concepts of pain and pain models. I want to extract some of textbook definitions and break them down into more detail. My hope by the end of this short clip…

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Phantom Limb Pain: Pathophysiology and Treatment

Background There were an estimated 1.6 million people in the US living with limb loss in 2005. This number is projected to increase to 3.6 million by 2050. Of these patients, the incidence of phantom limb pain (PLP) is estimated to be 42.2 – 78.8% (Houghton, 1999). The phenomenon was first described by Ambroise Pare,…

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