Understanding your pain

Pain can be quite awful. However it can seem worse than it is if you don’t understand what it means and wat is happening. This is a basic course that takes you on a very simple journey through the “somatic” pain system.

Somatic is another word for your body. This may sound obvious, but it’s possible to experience two other types of pain : neuropathic , generated in your nerves and visceral, generated in your “guts”.

This series of videos was originally used to help first aiders understand pain.

Enjoy it , but remember its meant to be a humorous, simplified overview