Properties of afferent nerve impulses originating from a neuroma

@article{Wall1974PropertiesOA,
  title={Properties of afferent nerve impulses originating from a neuroma},
  author={Patrick D. Wall and Michael J. Gutnick},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1974},
  volume={248},
  pages={740-743}
}
Damaged nerves attempt to regenerate. The nerve membrane changes its properties, becomes spontaneously active and may be the source of pain. These impulse generators have unusual properties. They become silent after high frequency activity. This silence may partially explain the effect of counterstimulation as a pain therapy. 

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