What to know about central pain syndrome

Pennsylvania residents may be familiar with a condition called central pain syndrome. The condition is caused by damage or other defects within the central nervous system. It may be caused by a tumor, a stroke or either brain or spinal cord trauma. The severity and location of the pain may differ depending on what caused the condition to present itself in an individual.

However, the pain is usually constant and can be brought about by touch, temperature or even emotions. In some cases, it feels like walking on pins and needles while in other cases it may feel more like an aching or burning sensation. There are a variety of methods that can be employed to reduce pain such as taking medication or making an effort to reduce stress. The condition itself is not fatal, but it can cause chronic debilitating pain in those who have it.

Those who suffer injuries in a car accident or any other type of incident through no fault of his or her own may wish to file a personal injury lawsuit. However, it may be necessary to prove negligence on behalf of another person or entity to collect compensation. An attorney may be able to work with an injured victim to increase the odds that the suit is filed before any applicable statute of limitations expires.

Legal counsel may be able to settle a personal injury case out of court in an effort to resolve the matter in a timely manner. If a claim is successful, an injured victim may be entitled to compensation for current and future medical bills, lost wages and lost future earnings. Compensation may also be available to pay for renovations to a home or car to make it easier for the injured person to use.