Generalized Pressure Pain Hypersensitivity in the Cervical Muscles in Women with Migraine.

@article{Florencio2015GeneralizedPP,
  title={Generalized Pressure Pain Hypersensitivity in the Cervical Muscles in Women with Migraine.},
  author={Lidiane Lima Florencio and Maria Carolina Merli Giantomassi and Gabriela Ferreira Carvalho and Maria Cl{\'a}udia Gonçalves and Fab{\'i}ola {\'E}. Dach and C{\'e}sar Fern{\'a}ndez-de-Las-Pe{\~n}as and D{\'e}bora Bevilaqua-Grossi},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={1629-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the differences in pressure sensitivity in the cervical musculature including the upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipital, levator scapulae, and anterior scalene muscles between women with migraine and healthy controls. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS Thirty women with migraine and 30 healthy women participated. METHODS Pressure pain thresholds (PPT) were bilaterally assessed over upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipital, levator… CONTINUE READING