In Central Pain the brain is actually inflammed

The link is not one to one, but there has to be significance to the immune response in central pain nerve injury. That we are not certain what sets off the inflammatory process, and whether it precedes or follows pain, does not change the fact it is there. Inflammation means acid around the neuron and acid means pain. The brain itself inherently feels no sensation, although the dura around it is susceptible to pain, but the same chemicals in a joint would cause severe joint pain. CP may be the expression of the inflammation.

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