- Q What is referred pain?
Because internal body pain, or visceral pain, is less common than other forms, the pain does not always correspond well to its cause. Referred pain describes a situation where one organ's pain is interpreted as coming from somewhere else. A classic... Full Answer
- Q How can pain be motivating?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicinePart of the value of pain is to help motivate you to change. All change is stressful at first, because it disrupts the familiarity of the status quo. It perturbs homeostasis. When the status quo becomes painful enough, then changing begins to make more... Full Answer
- Q What causes physical pain?
Physical pain occurs when something happens that injures or destroys tissue of the body. Nerves are body structures that are responsible for carrying messages to-and-from your brain. When an injury occurs, a series of events happens that carries the pain... Full Answer
- Q What could cause my muscle pain in my shoulders?
Carlos Mirabal - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessPain in your shoulders can come from several places. If you have tendinitis in your rotator cuff or rotator cuff tears, it can cause pain. Your bicep tendon also runs into your shoulder and can cause severe pain. Nerve damage in your neck can... Full Answer