Chemistry of Pain

Given by Chris Astill-Smith D.O., Diplomate I.C.A.K. & Gill Farr Dip ASK, BA (Hons), MBA

Nociception refers to the reception of signals in the CNS evoked by activation of specialised sensory receptors that provide information about tissue damage. Not all noxious stimuli that activate nociceptors are necessarily experienced as pain.

Seminar Handouts

Chapter 1 – 9