A surgical ankle sprain pain model in the rat: effects of morphine and indomethacin.

Abstract

Ankle sprain is a frequent injury in humans that results in pain, swelling and difficulty in walking on the affected side. Currently a suitable animal model resembling human ankle sprain is lacking. Here, we describe an animal ankle sprain model induced by ankle ligament injury (ALI) in rats. Cutting combinations of the lateral ankle ligament complex… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2008.06.074

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@article{Kim2008ASA, title={A surgical ankle sprain pain model in the rat: effects of morphine and indomethacin.}, author={Hee Young Kim and Jigong Wang and Kyungsoon Chung and Jin Mo Chung}, journal={Neuroscience letters}, year={2008}, volume={442 2}, pages={161-4} }