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AIB: Abnormal illness behavior

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AIP: Acute inflammatory polyneuropathy

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CDH: Chronic daily headache

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CIBPS: Chronic intractable benign pain syndrome

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CRPS: Complex regional pain syndrome

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CRPS: Chronic regional pain syndrome

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CT: Computed tomography

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DAS: Drug administering system

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DJD: Degenerative joint disease

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DREZ: Dorsal root entry zone

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DRG: Dorsal root ganglion

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EBP: Epidural blood patch

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ECG: Electrocardiography

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EEG: Electroencephalography

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EHL: Extensor hallucis longus

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EMAS: Endorphin-mediated analgesia system

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EMG: Electromyography

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ESI: Epidural steroid injection

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GABA: γ-Aminobutyric acid

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IBQ: Illness behavior questionnaire

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IDET: Intradeical electrothermocoagulation

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It: Intrathecal

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IVRB: Intravenous regional block

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LLD: Leg length discrepancy

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MMPI: Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory

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MPQ: McGill pain questionnaire

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MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging

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NMDA: N-methyl D-aspartate

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NSAIDs: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

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OA: Osteoarthritis

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PCA: Patient-controlled analgesia

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PDN: Painful diabetic neuropathy

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PHN: Post-herpetic neuralgia

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PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease

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POEA: Postoperative epidural analgesia

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PRI: Pain rating index

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PSPI: Psychosocial pain inventory

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RFL: Radiofrequency lesioning

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RSD: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

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SCL: System check list

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SCS: Spinal cord stimulate

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SG: Substantia gelatinosa

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SI: Sacroiliac

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SLR: Straight leg raising

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SPA: Stimulation-produced analgesia

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TCAD: Tricyclic antidepressant

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TENS: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

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TGN: Trigeminal neuralgia

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TMJ: Temporomandibular joint

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TPI: Trigger-point injection

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VAS: Visual analog scales

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WHO: World Health Organization

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