Perceptions of the painful body: the relationship between body perception disturbance, pain and tactile discrimination in complex regional pain syndrome.

@article{Lewis2012PerceptionsOT,
  title={Perceptions of the painful body: the relationship between body perception disturbance, pain and tactile discrimination in complex regional pain syndrome.},
  author={Jennifer S. Lewis and Petra Schweinhardt},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={1320-30}
}
BACKGROUND Disturbances in body perception are increasingly acknowledged as a feature of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Conventional treatments have limited success particularly among those with long-standing disease. Understanding the relationship between body perception disturbance, pain and tactile acuity might provide insight into alternative avenues for treatment. The aim of this study was to test the hypotheses that (1) body perception disturbance is positively related to pain and… CONTINUE READING

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