Algology (the science of pain) is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of severe pain of unknown cause, as well as all kinds of chronic pain.
Algology examines pain sources and causes of pain. The science of algology specializes in the treatment of prolonged or chronic pain. Today, pain medication is a separate and independent part of clinical practice. The algologist is an expert in the treatment of painful syndromes of various origins.