Unconscious Proprioception

Understood by realizing that the first half of a pathway name commonly refers to where the pathway originates and the latter half refers to where the pathway terminates. E.g. the spinothalamic tract originates in the spinal cord and ends in the thalamus. As may be seen in the figure, a lesion injury of the pain-temperature pathway spinothalamic tract , whether within the brain stem or spinal cord, results in loss of pain-temperature sensation contralaterally i.e. on the opposite side of the...