Neuropathic Pain

Pain initiated or coursed by a primary, lesion or dysfunction in the nervous system.1

Working woman – headache

Disease related Neuropathic Pain2,3;


  • Post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
  • Postsurgical neuropathy
  • Posttraumatic neuropathy


  • Post-stroke pain
  • Multiple sclerosis

Common descriptors

  • Burning
  • Tingling
  • Hypersensitivity to touch or cold2


  1. International Association for the Study of Pain. IASP Pain Terminology.
  2. Managing patients with neuropathic pain ; Best Practice Journal – Issue 75
  3. Guide to Chronic Pain Assessment Tools;Michael R. Clark