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Pain that arises from actual or threatened damage to non-neural tissue and is due to activation of nociceptors (IASP, 2017). There are many conditions associated with nociceptive pain. Some of these include:
Pain caused by a lesion or disease of the somatosensory nervous system (IASP, 2017). This can include pain due to:
Pain that arises from the effects of cancer and/or its treatment. It can often involve a combination of nociceptive and neuropathic pain.
There are some pain conditions that cannot be completely explained by nociceptive, neuropathic or cancer related processes. Often, these conditions can be more widespread and have features that mimic other conditions. This can include: