Sensory hypoaesthesia is a feature of chronic whiplash but not chronic idiopathic neck pain.

@article{Chien2010SensoryHI,
  title={Sensory hypoaesthesia is a feature of chronic whiplash but not chronic idiopathic neck pain.},
  author={Andy W Chien and Michele Sterling},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={48-53}
}
Both sensory hypersensitivity and hypoaesthesia are features of chronic whiplash associated disorders (WAD). Sensory hypersensitivity is not a consistent feature of chronic idiopathic (non-traumatic) neck pain but the presence of hypoaesthesia has not been investigated. This study compared the somatosensory phenotype of whiplash and idiopathic neck pain. Comprehensive Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) including both detection and pain thresholds as well as psychological distress were measured… CONTINUE READING