Anti-hyperalgesic effect of electroacupuncture in a model of post-incisional pain in rats.

@article{Oliveira2000AntihyperalgesicEO,
  title={Anti-hyperalgesic effect of electroacupuncture in a model of post-incisional pain in rats.},
  author={R B de Oliveira and W A Prado},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2000},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={957-60}
}
Electroacupuncture has been proposed to be a low cost and practical method that allows effective pain management with minimal collateral effects. In this study we have examined the effect of electroacupuncture against the hyperalgesia developed in a model of post-incisional pain in rats. A 1-cm longitudinal incision was made through the skin and fascia of the plantar region of the animal hind paw. Mechanical hyperalgesia in the incision was evaluated 135 min after the surgery with von Frey… CONTINUE READING

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