Broadly chronic pain syndrome type can be classified on the basis of aetiopathological origin of the syndrome of chronic pain.
The advantage of using this classification is that while deciding the modality of control and management it becomes simpler to choose specific plan of management.
1. Non-oncogenic chronic pain: Chronic pain commonly seen in skeletal to muscular and neuropathological origin is included here
2. Oncogenic Chronic pain: Chronic pain syndrome type is part of larger spectrum of malignancy of certain organs, where primary itself or secondaries in various organs lead to severe disability chronic pain.