Algometry with a clothes peg compared to an electronic pressure algometer: a randomized cross-sectional study in pain patients

@inproceedings{Egloff2011AlgometryWA,
  title={Algometry with a clothes peg compared to an electronic pressure algometer: a randomized cross-sectional study in pain patients},
  author={N Egloff and Nicole Klingler and Roland von K{\"a}nel and R J C{\'a}mara and Michele Curatolo and Barbara Wegmann and Elizabeth Marti and Marie-Louise Gander Ferrari},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Hypersensitivity of the central nervous system is widely present in pain patients and recognized as one of the determinants of chronic pain and disability. Electronic pressure algometry is often used to explore aspects of central hypersensitivity. We hypothesized that a simple pain provocation test with a clothes peg provides information on pain sensitivity that compares meaningfully to that obtained by a well-established electronic pressure algometer. "Clinically meaningful" was… CONTINUE READING
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