Understanding different types of pain

This module will help you will better understand different types of pain.

4 Lessons

Course Length

1 Activity

Knowledge Check

15 Minutes



Understanding different types of pain is crucial for effective pain management. Pain is something that we all have in common and it is a universal experience. Through life experiences, as individuals, we learn the concept of pain and its impact on our lives. Developing a strong understanding of pain is supportive to how we communicate our pain journeys. 

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between various types of pain, including acute, chronic, neuropathic, nociplastic, and somatization.
  • Understand the unique characteristics and underlying causes of different types of pain.

Course Content