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Do you have neuroplastic pain?

Read the criteria below and check which apply to you. You do not need to meet all of the criteria to have neuroplastic pain, but the more you check the higher the likelihood your pain could be eliminated or reduced through pain reprocessing.


This means that the symptoms do not fit with and aren’t explainable by known structural conditions.




This means that the symptoms vary in ways that a structural condition would not.






This means that the symptoms are brought on by stimuli that would not actually cause the symptom physically but they activate the brain to generate the symptom.

These types of personalities are more likely to develop neuroplastic pain.


These diagnoses are associated with neuroplastic pain. If you have been diagnosed with any of the following conditions, your symptoms are likely able to be reduced or eliminated using pain reprocessing.


This list has been compiled by physicians David Clarke, MD, and David Schechter, MD, at the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association

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