Pain is neurologically transmitted and typically classified based on its presumed underlying pathophysiology. Different types of inputs may or may not cause pain sensation.
Instead of “pain receptors” sending pain signals to the brain, there are different types of sensory receptors found in various bodily tissues and areas of the brain that can influence pain signals and perception.
This interview is a direct outcome of social advantages offered by modern technology. Unfortunately, I’ve never met Dr. Michael Koplen. I have the privilege of knowing him only thanks to the Internet.
While scanning different massage forums and discussion boards I noticed posts which were filled with scientific data and excellent clinical advice and educational suggestions. Dr. Koplen was their author and it sparked my professional interest.