Asian Spine J.  2010 Jun;4(1):57-63. 10.4184/asj.2010.4.1.57.

The Pathogenesis and Medical Treatment of Spondylogenic Pain

  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Research Institue for Medical Science, Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.


Pain is perceived and then it is operated on in the cerebral cortex by several processes such as transduction, transmission, modulation and perception. We have to know the exact mechanism of pain. The purpose
of this review is to explain the mechanisms of pain and to discuss the definitions of the terms related to pain. We also review the mechanisms of the analgesic effect of the pharmaceuticals we use to control pain.


Spondylogenic pain; Pathogenesis; Treatment
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