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Researchers thus set out to more fully understand pain as a complex and multi-dimensional problem, developing the Gate Theory of Pain.
A useful framework for understanding some of the more specific mechanisms of pain perception is the Gate Theory of Melzack and Wall, first formulated in the 1960s.
The PSF[TM] technology relies on the Gate theory for pain reduction which inhibits the transmission of pain signals to the brain, making treatments more tolerable and thus, improving outcomes," said Nicole M.