If your nervous system is not functioning properly or is damaged, neuropathic pain may occur. You can feel pain from any of the various levels of the nervous system—the peripheral nerves, the spinal cord, and the brain. The central nervous system consists of the spinal cord and brain. The peripheral nerves are those that run throughout your body, reaching places such as organs, arms, and legs.
Damaged nerve fibers send wrong signals to pain centers. As a result, the nerve function and central sensitization may be affected by nerve damage.…Continue reading