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  • sensory
  • A decreased threshold to sensory stimuli (ie tender points) in areas of spinal dyskinesia has also been recognized. (chiro.org)
  • The conditional null mice were healthy with a normal number of sensory neurons and normal acute pain thresholds. (jneurosci.org)
  • Sensory neurons are essential for pain perception, and alterations in neuronal excitability contribute to inflammatory pain. (jneurosci.org)
  • Changes in pain threshold during systemic inflammation evoked by human endotoxemia, were evaluated with three quantitative sensory testing methods. (ru.nl)
  • Peak levels and area under curves of each individual cytokine did not correlate to a change in pain threshold measured by one of the applied quantitative sensory testing techniques. (ru.nl)
  • CONCLUSIONS AND SIGNIFICANCE: In conclusion, this study shows that systemic inflammation elicited by the administration of endotoxin to humans, results in lowering of the pain threshold measured by 3 quantitative sensory testing techniques. (ru.nl)
  • The aim of this study was to investigate whether expression of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and the neuropeptides substance P (SP) and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in the primary sensory neurons of cervical dorsal root ganglia (DRG) are involved in electroacupuncture (EA)-induced analgesia in a rat model of incisional neck pain. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions EA at LI18/LI4-PC6 increases PT in rats with incisional neck pain, which is likely related to downregulation of pronociceptive mediators SP/CGRP and upregulation of the inhibitory transmitter GABA in the primary sensory neurons of cervical DRGs. (bmj.com)
  • 2017
  • To test this theory, a 2017 double-blind study randomly assigned chronic pain whiplash patients to either a group receiving the "real" anesthetic agent or a "sham" or fake injection of the MTrP. (chiro-trust.org)
  • anatomical sites
  • Ten women (aged 25-64 years, median: 50 years) diagnosed with TMD associated with widespread pain, reported from at least three different anatomical sites apart from the jaw region and pain to palpation according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria 1990, were included in the study. (diva-portal.org)
  • deltoid
  • Thirty years ago a question about the size of abnormally tender myofascial regions arose in the relief of myofascial pain workshop of the 1981 Edinburgh meeting of the International Association of the Study of Pain, where David Simons examined a deltoid muscle of a delegate with shoulder pain. (bmj.com)
  • increases
  • The researchers found the protein made by the mutated version of the gene SCN9A stays open longer than the normal one and this, they believe, increases the activation of nerves that produce sensations of dull, aching pain. (aarogya.com)
  • Clinical
  • A complete knowledge of these factors is required before therapeutic exercise programs for pain management can be implemented on an evidence basis in the clinical setting. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • 3 A systematic review and several recent clinical trials 4-8 suggest that perioperative acupuncture may be a useful adjunct to standard postoperative pain management. (bmj.com)
  • abnormally
  • With CS, the patient's ability to feel pain is abnormally high or hypersensitive, so when pain from pressure, temperature, electrical, or other sources is applied to the skin, they feel it sooner and more intensely than individuals without CS. (chiro-trust.org)
  • acute
  • Acute noxious input into the dorsal horn of the spinal cord was apparently normal, but the increased input associated with inflammatory pain measured using c-Fos staining was diminished. (jneurosci.org)
  • As a first step to addressing such a mechanism, we examined the role of Dicer products in controlling acute and inflammatory pain. (jneurosci.org)
  • The added benefits from spinal manipulation and modality use over trigger points are two additional ways chiropractic care can benefit those suffering from both acute and chronic pain associated with whiplash trauma. (chiro-trust.org)
  • hyperalgesia
  • Following injury or the development of various pathological conditions, an abnormal degree of tenderness may develop as a result of a resetting of the pain threshold in favour of allodynia and hyperalgesia. (bmj.com)
  • measurement
  • Endotoxin-treated subjects experienced more pain during the cold pressor test, and fewer subjects were able to complete the cold pressor test measurement, while in controls the cold pressor test results were not altered. (ru.nl)
  • Responses
  • This may be because experimental studies describe participants' responses exclusively in terms of thresholds that conflate several aspects of the response. (peerj.com)
  • After injury, the balance of central responses tips towards persistent pain as a result of substance P release and a reduction in nitrous oxide synthesis and also because the efficacy of inhibitory neurons is diminished by excitotoxicity. (bmj.com)
  • Methods
  • Methods for treating chronic or unresolvable pain and/or increasing the pain threshold in a subject and. (patents.com)
  • To provide an example we apply these methods to data from the mechanical pain sensitivity test of the QST protocol. (peerj.com)
  • Methods The pain model was established by making a longitudinal midline neck incision in 60 rats. (bmj.com)
  • rats
  • The results showed that EA improved the pain threshold of CVH rats, reduced the 5-HT concentration and increased the 5-HT4R concentration, but had no effect on the 5-HT3R concentration. (springer.com)
  • humans
  • Another is that humans have basically treated pain in the same way through many years - we have not reached a complete level of understanding of the pain system, which is why it's a hard thing to treat today ," said Thomas Graven-Nielsen in an interview with Videnskab.dk. (dg.dk)
  • A method of effectively treating pain in humans is achieved by administering buprenorphine in accordance with first order kinetics over an initial three-day. (patents.com)
  • participants
  • The participants were asked to rate their pain on a scale from zero to 10. (drugs.com)
  • Participants completed a questionnaire assessing their level of social connection and their experiences of pain. (painweek.org)
  • The availability of such standardized measures has resulted in a rapid increase in the number of studies into pain processing in healthy participants and patients. (peerj.com)
  • Mechanisms
  • One of the reasons to this is that we don't understand the mechanisms behind such pains. (dg.dk)
  • high
  • For someone with a high pain threshold, it may never get uncomfortable. (verywell.com)
  • Meanwhile, someone who's in pain all the time due to a low threshold may be able to function even at high pain levels that would seriously impair someone else. (verywell.com)
  • However, Mense 2 studied muscle nociceptors which in good health have too high a threshold to respond to physiological muscle movements or stretch. (bmj.com)
  • results
  • Results showed that feelings of inclusion, connectivity, positive affect, and measures of endorphin release all increased across singing rehearsals and that the influence of group singing was comparable for pain thresholds in the large versus small group context. (ox.ac.uk)
  • research
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  • Thomas Graven-Nielsen, professor and head of center for Neuroplasticity and Pain ( CNAP ), has changed this fact, seeing as all three elements are incorporated in his research in pain. (dg.dk)