Explain pain. Why does my body hurt?
Pain is often divided into acute and chronic. Acute pain normally lasts less than 3 months and is our bodies' normal response to tissue injury. Most tissues are healed after 3-6 months and pain that persists longer than that is referred to as chronic pain. It is generally more complex and there can be multiple influences to the chronic pain experience.
It is the brain that processes the painful stimulus and determines the quality and intensity ...