Jun 28, 2019 | central poststroke pain (CPSP)

Poststroke Pain: What It Is, What Causes It, How to Treat It

Central poststroke pain is a neuropathic pain disorder frequently described as burning pain associated with allodynia and hyperalgesia over affected regions of the body. The underlying mechanisms are not well understood. What causes it and how can practitioners treat it? Dr. Bottros discusses.