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Pain, hyperalgesia and activity in nociceptive C units in humans

Pain, hyperalgesia and activity in nociceptive C units in humans

Pain, hyperalgesia and activity in nociceptive C units in humans Synopsis Check out this great bit of work by LaMotte et al from 1992. Here's some simple reflections of the ...
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Central Sensitization: Viewpoints in JOSPT

Central Sensitization: Viewpoints in JOSPT

Synopsis This article is recently published in JOSPT - (here) Central sensitization is a physiological mechanism associated with enhanced sensitivity and pain responses. At present, central sensitization cannot be determined directly ...
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Part 2 - Melissa Farmer on Central Sensitization

Part 2 – Melissa Farmer on Central Sensitization

The Original Phenomenon, Play by Play Under normal circumstances, a nociceptive signal reflects the features of a noxious stimulus. With central sensitization, nociception reflects altered excitability of a spinal cord ...
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Central sensitization: Implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain

Central sensitization: Implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain

Central sensitization: implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain Synopsis What has central sensitization taught us about the nature and mechanisms of pain in patients, and what are the ...
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Dr. Melissa Farmer at Le Pub Home Brew

Dr. Melissa Farmer at Le Pub Home Brew

Why should you listen to me? Why do I think I have all the answers? I base my confidence on seven (looooong) years of graduate training at McGill University, which ...
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The role of C fibres in the generation of an increase in the flexor response to noxious stimuli

The role of C fibres in the generation of an increase in the flexor response to noxious stimuli

The role of C fibres in the generation of an increase in the flexor response to noxious stimuli More for the thirsty (for knowledge) pain geek! Clifford Woolf and Pat ...
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A Primer for the curious by Melissa Farmer

A Primer for the curious by Melissa Farmer

A Primer for the curious by Melissa Farmer This four-part series on central sensitization is intended for clinicians, researchers, students, patients, laypeople, and any health care professional who values empirical ...
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