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Physical Agents

Types of Pain (PTA)

Pain that lasts during the time of healing Acute Pain
There IS a known causative factor/etiology Acute Pain
Well-localized & defined Acute Pain
Pain will last as long as the noxious stimulus persists Acute Pain
Pain that lasts beyond the time of healing Chronic Pain
Activation of abnormal neurological responses Chronic Pain
Pain continues after noxious stimuli ceases Chronic Pain
Associated with physical, psychological, social dysfunction Chronic Pain
Experience pain in one area with the injury in another area Referred Pain
Can go from joint to joint Referred Pain
Can go from a peripheral nerve to its distal innervation Referred Pain
Can go from an organ to outside tissues Referred Pain
Created by: s1234