Chronic whiplash and central sensitization; an evaluation of the role of a myofascial trigger points in pain modulation

@inproceedings{Freeman2009ChronicWA,
  title={Chronic whiplash and central sensitization; an evaluation of the role of a myofascial trigger points in pain modulation},
  author={Michael Freeman and Ake N Nystrom and Christopher J. Centeno},
  booktitle={Journal of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury},
  year={2009}
}
OBJECTIVE It has been established that chronic neck pain following whiplash is associated with the phenomenon of central sensitization, in which injured and uninjured parts of the body exhibit lowered pain thresholds due to an alteration in central pain processing. it has furthermore been hypothesized that peripheral sources of nociception in the muscles may perpetuate central sensitization in chronic whiplash. the hypothesis explored in the present study was whether myofascial trigger points… CONTINUE READING
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