Last revised by Maxime St-Amant on 16 Apr 2018

Allodynia refers to pain due to a stimulus which does not normally provoke pain. Temperature or physical stimuli can provoke allodynia, and it often occurs after injury to a site.


The word allodynia is derived from the Greek words άλλος (állos) meaning "other" and οδύνη (odýni) meaning "pain".

ADVERTISEMENT: Supporters see fewer/no ads

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.