Pain is complex. But don’t let that scare you. It’s important to understand.
First of all, it turns out that the “average” person can understand how pain works on a scientific basis.1 You don’t need to be a health care professional or scientist.
Second, why learn about pain? Because it helps you deal with it better. And when you are in pain, you want all the help you can get. Not to mention that pain science education has actually been shown to prevent and reduce pain.
And finally, it’ll help you decide what might work for you. This can save you a lot of time and money that you might have wasted on stuff that doesn’t work.
There is much to learn, but let’s not get bogged down with details yet.
For now, watch this video from the Hunter Integrated Pain Service‘s website for a great overview of how pain works:
For more detailed information visit the Hunter Integrated Pain Service website.