An ipsilateral upper neck trigger point was found in 21 of 24 patients with unilateral headache. During the prodromic period this trigger point was detected as a tender protrusion on neck palpation. In 18 out of 24 patients it was also found during the headache-free period. On standard roentgenogram, this protrusion seemed to be a laterally developed C2… (More)
Two days after an experimental whiplash performed on anesthetized Long-Evans female rats, without any direct blow to the head, we observed: (1) a hypotension (in supine position) (P less than 0.01), (2) a disturbance of the postural regulation of cerebral blood flow (P less than 0.01), (3) a disturbance of learning behavior characterized by decreased… (More)
The authors report several cases of patients who presented with pain in one or both calves and a limping gait. Clinical examination and the EMG confirmed that these disorders were of musculo-tendinous origin, maximal at the level of the gemellus tendon, frequently forming a tendinitis. The syndrome consists of a hypertonia of the calves which is maximal on… (More)
Sprague Dawley rats show a more pronounced reactivity of their alpha and beta receptors than Long Evans rats after an infusion of noradrenaline.