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AIB: Abnormal illness behavior

AIP: Acute inflammatory polyneuropathy

CDH: Chronic daily headache

CIBPS: Chronic intractable benign pain syndrome

CRPS: Complex regional pain syndrome

CRPS: Chronic regional pain syndrome

CT: Computed tomography

DAS: Drug administering system

DJD: Degenerative joint disease

DREZ: Dorsal root entry zone

DRG: Dorsal root ganglion

EBP: Epidural blood patch

ECG: Electrocardiography

EEG: Electroencephalography

EHL: Extensor hallucis longus

EMAS: Endorphin-mediated analgesia system

EMG: Electromyography

ESI: Epidural steroid injection

GABA: γ-Aminobutyric acid

IBQ: Illness behavior questionnaire

IDET: Intradeical electrothermocoagulation

It: Intrathecal

IVRB: Intravenous regional block

LLD: Leg length discrepancy

MMPI: Minnesota multiphasic personality inventory

MPQ: McGill pain questionnaire

MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging

NMDA: N-methyl D-aspartate

NSAIDs: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

OA: Osteoarthritis

PCA: Patient-controlled analgesia

PDN: Painful diabetic neuropathy

PHN: Post-herpetic neuralgia

PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease

POEA: Postoperative epidural analgesia

PRI: Pain rating index

PSPI: Psychosocial pain inventory

RFL: Radiofrequency lesioning

RSD: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

SCL: System check list

SCS: Spinal cord stimulate

SG: Substantia gelatinosa

SI: Sacroiliac

SLR: Straight leg raising

SPA: Stimulation-produced analgesia

TCAD: Tricyclic antidepressant

TENS: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

TGN: Trigeminal neuralgia

TMJ: Temporomandibular joint

TPI: Trigger-point injection

VAS: Visual analog scales

WHO: World Health Organization

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