What is Acute Pain
What is acute pain?
Acute pain is short-term pain that's often described as a physical sensation such as stabbing, burning, twisting, tearing, or squeezing.
Why do people experience acute pain?
Acute (short-term) pain may be a signal that your body is experiencing—or has experienced—some type of tissue damage.
What types of minor injuries can cause acute pain?
Acute pain may result from minor injuries, including strains, sprains, and contusions. If you're experiencing pain from any of these injuries, talk to your doctor about your treatment options.