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What causes chronic pain in some, but not others, given similar/same circumstances?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Variability

The answer is very complex, and somewhat theoretical.
No two people are the same. Processing of pain is different in different people. No two injuries are the same. People's percetion of pain and pain tolerance differs. As you see there are many variables.

In brief: Variability

The answer is very complex, and somewhat theoretical.
No two people are the same. Processing of pain is different in different people. No two injuries are the same. People's percetion of pain and pain tolerance differs. As you see there are many variables.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology

In brief: Great question

There seems to be a predisposition in the make up of some individuals that makes them susceptible to move from acute pain to chronic pain.
Bottom line we don't really know.

In brief: Great question

There seems to be a predisposition in the make up of some individuals that makes them susceptible to move from acute pain to chronic pain.
Bottom line we don't really know.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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