Peripheral pain mechanisms in chronic widespread pain.

@article{Staud2011PeripheralPM,
  title={Peripheral pain mechanisms in chronic widespread pain.},
  author={Roland Staud},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={155-64}
}
UNLABELLED Clinical symptoms of chronic widespread pain (CWP) conditions like fibromyalgia (FM), include pain, stiffness, subjective weakness, and muscle fatigue. Muscle pain in CWP is usually described as fluctuating and often associated with local or generalised tenderness (hyperalgesia and/or allodynia). This tenderness related to muscle pain depends on increased peripheral and/or central nervous system responsiveness to peripheral stimuli, which can be either noxious (hyperalgesia) or non… CONTINUE READING
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