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Evidence of augmented central pain processing in idiopathic chronic low back pain.
OBJECTIVE For many individuals with chronic low back pain (CLBP), there is no identifiable cause. In other idiopathic chronic pain conditions, sensory testing and functional magnetic resonance… Expand
Pain catastrophizing and neural responses to pain among persons with fibromyalgia.
Pain catastrophizing, or characterizations of pain as awful, horrible and unbearable, is increasingly being recognized as an important factor in the experience of pain. The purpose of this… Expand
Subgrouping of fibromyalgia patients on the basis of pressure-pain thresholds and psychological factors.
OBJECTIVE Although the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria for fibromyalgia are used to identify individuals with both widespread pain and tenderness, individuals who meet these criteria… Expand
The relationship between depression, clinical pain, and experimental pain in a chronic pain cohort.
- T. Giesecke, R. Gracely, D. Williams, M. Geisser, Frank W Petzke, D. Clauw
- Arthritis and rheumatism
- 1 May 2005
OBJECTIVE Individuals with chronic pain frequently display comorbid depression, but the impact of symptoms of depression on pain processing is not completely understood. This study evaluated the… Expand
Comparison of clinical and evoked pain measures in fibromyalgia.
- R. Harris, R. Gracely, +5 authors D. Clauw
- The journal of pain : official journal of the…
- 1 July 2006
UNLABELLED Evoked pain measures such as tender point count and dolorimetry are often used to determine tenderness in studies of fibromyalgia (FM). However, these measures frequently do not improve in… Expand
Evoked pain measures in fibromyalgia.
- R. Gracely, M. Grant, T. Giesecke
- Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology
- 1 August 2003
Fibromyalgia is defined by widespread pain and tenderness at a minimum of 11 of 18 defined tender points. Current evidence indicates that tender points are not unique to fibromyalgia and are simply… Expand
The association between experimental and clinical pain measures among persons with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
- M. Geisser, R. Gracely, T. Giesecke, Frank W Petzke, D. Williams, D. Clauw
- European journal of pain
- 1 February 2007
Evoked or experimental pain is often used as a model for the study of clinical pain, yet there are little data regarding the relationship between the two. In addition, there are few data regarding… Expand
Myofascial pain and fibromyalgia: The influence of depression on placebo responsiveness to acupuncture in fibromyalgia
Functional imaging of the visual cortex during wakefulness and during intravenous anaesthesia: A-6