Author(s): Moayedi M, Davis KD
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Abstract Several theoretical frameworks have been proposed to explain the physiological basis of pain, although none yet completely accounts for all aspects of pain perception. Here, we provide a historical overview of the major contributions, ideas, and competing theories of pain from ancient civilizations to Melzack and Wall's Gate Control Theory of Pain.
This article was published in J Neurophysiol
and referenced in International Journal of Neurorehabilitation