Antecedents of chronic pain
Pain is a symptom that has accompanied man along its evolution in general is an alarm that warns the sufferer that his health is not good, you have to seek help. It is usually accompanied by other signs and symptoms that collectively guide us to a diagnosis. But when pain is present only say that it is idiopathic (cause unknown).
All the people who inhabit this planet have felt pain at any given time of different etiologies (Etios: cause, LOGO: treated) and intensity, but there are few individuals who know in depth the impact of pain, this disease so common that no distinction race, class or religion.
The feel affects the physical environment, socioeconomic, cultural and psychological sufferer, the intensity of pain can be: mild, moderate or severe. Individual tolerance to pain varies greatly from one person to another and is related to mood and environment. The pain is credited with several characteristics: One that is useful, necessary and finally other is protective. This is in relation to that tells us when tissue has been injured.
But it becomes useless and unnecessary incapacitate disappears when you resolve or eliminate the cause that originated it. Based on the above chronic pain is a somatic symptom and a mechanism of defense against conflicts, which requires specialized handling because it can lead the patient to physical limitations. This led to the creation algology (Algos pain, LOGOS: treated). It is responsible for reviewing the comprehensive management of chronic pain.