QST in peripheral nerve injury pain disorders

  title={QST in peripheral nerve injury pain disorders},
  author={Miroslav “Misha” Backonja and David Walk},
Peripheral somatosensory nerves are the receiving arm for the transmission of information from the environment and from the interior milieu of the organism. These afferent nerve fibers identify stimuli and events as innocuous under most conditions of sensory perception and as noxious when events reach the level of tissue injury, whether due to trauma or disease. Of course, these basic sensory functions are traditionally the basis of neurological bedside assessment. The anatomic property of… CONTINUE READING