Pain Sensitivity and Thermal Detection Thresholds in Young Adults Born Preterm with Very Low Birth Weight or Small for Gestational Age at Term Compared to Controls.
• This is the first QST study on adult preterm or term low birth weight individuals• Thermal detection and pain sensitivity are similar in VLBW and control young adults• Adults born SGA at term do not display altered sensory function• Group-wise prevalences of self-reported chronic pain are not reliably different Pain Sensitivity and Thermal […]
An excerpt from my transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) article, describing an important basic principle that explains why so many people “swear by” so many different kinds of treatment methods: Pain is completely controlled by an overprotective brain that likes to sound the alarm too loudly, too often, regardless of what’s actually going on in tissues. […]
Neat! Motion MRI of singing, with expert commentary. A lot of astonishingly intricate motor control going on in vocalization. No wonder speech is often among the first things to be affected by neurological diseases. 4:14 [Go to this post on PainScience.com] Motion MRI of singing Orginally Published At: Pain Science
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty maybe beneficial for reducing headaches in relapsing remitting and secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Balloon Angioplasty Provides Clinical Relief in Headache-Positive MS Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain
An examination of treatment patterns among patients with trigeminal neuralgia suggests that this orofacial disorder appears to be significantly burdensome. Burden Associated With Pharmacotherapy Switching in Trigeminal Neuralgia Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain