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Understanding Pain after Spinal Cord Injury


Pain can be due to direct trauma or secondary changes to the nervous system


Medications and self-management strategies can help to reduce pain

In this episode you will learn more about why pain occurs after spinal cord injury and why this pain is unique. You will learn about what causes the different types of pain and why a range of strategies are needed to effectively target pain.

At the end of each video, go to the Health Plan link to record your progress and goals. Fill in the SCI Pain Questionnaire to help your Doctor or healthcare provider design a treatment program that is right for you.