Chronic Widespread Back Pain is Distinct From Chronic Local Back Pain: Evidence From Quantitative Sensory Testing, Pain Drawings, and Psychometrics.

@article{Gerhardt2016ChronicWB,
  title={Chronic Widespread Back Pain is Distinct From Chronic Local Back Pain: Evidence From Quantitative Sensory Testing, Pain Drawings, and Psychometrics.},
  author={Andreas Gerhardt and Wolfgang Eich and Susanne Janke and Sabine Leisner and Rolf-Detlef Treede and Jonas Tesarz},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={568-79}
}
OBJECTIVES Whether chronic localized pain (CLP) and chronic widespread pain (CWP) have different mechanisms or to what extent they overlap in their pathophysiology is controversial. The study compared quantitative sensory testing profiles of nonspecific chronic back pain patients with CLP (n=48) and CWP (n=29) with and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) patients (n=90) and pain-free controls (n = 40). MATERIALS AND METHODS The quantitative sensory testing protocol of the "German-Research-Network-on… CONTINUE READING
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