Persistent pain can lead to a type of pain called sensitization. Central and peripheral sensitization refers to a type of pain characterized by changes in the central and peripheral nervous system that makes your nervous system more sensitive. Central sensitization is common in people who have pain for long periods of time. This intervention piece outlines an evidence based graded exposure protocol to improve function in the face of nervous system sensitization.
Featured in the February 2020 PT edition of Therapy Fix.
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