• Trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias share a deficit of habituation to trigeminal pain.• Defective habituation to pain is detectable only at faster stimulation frequencies.• In TACs common pathogenetic factors parallel with similarities in clinical features.
Trait- and Frequency-Dependent Dysfunctional Habituation to Trigeminal Nociceptive Stimulation in Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias.
Orginally Published At: Pain Journal
Today’s post is about a truly perfect example of my favourite theme lately: surprising causes of pain, chronic pain mysteries that finally get solved. This one’s a doozy. “When Chronic Pain Is Not “Chronic Pain“: Lessons From 3 Decades of Pain”Taylor et al. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. Volume 47, Number 8, 515–517. Aug 2017. […]
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) develops after a range of injuries including fractures and soft tissue trauma to the extremities.43 The underlying mechanism of CRPS has not been fully elucidated and there are no specific medications approved for the treatment of CRPS. Oxidative stress results from an imbalance between ROS production and antioxidant defense systems. […]
I am semi-retiring from Twitter. I will maintain the @PainSci account and use it lightly for business announcements, mainly as a way to continue to show that the lights are on and someone’s home — but basics and highlights only. I’m through with routinely trying to produce artfully concise promotions of site updates and pain […]
The use of short-segment stimulation along the ulnar sensory nerves and across the elbow may provide reliable diagnostic confirmation of ulnar neuropathies.
Short Segment Sensory Nerve Stimulation Offers Potential Diagnostic Value for Ulnar Neuropathy
Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain