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Women with knee osteoarthritis experience greater pain sensitivity than men

(Wiley) Among patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, women experienced greater sensitivity to various pain modalities -- such as lower tolerance to heat, cold, and pressure -- and greater widesprea...

A low cortisol response to stress is associated with musculoskeletal pain combined with increased pain sensitivity in young adults: a longitudinal cohort study

Background: In this study, we investigated whether an abnormal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis response to psychosocial stress at 18 years of age is associated with musculoskeletal (MS) pai...

A case of unusual hand pain in general practice

A 34 year old white man presented to his general practitioner with a one year history of progressive bilateral hand pain. There was no trauma history or previous arthropathy. He consumed 84 units of.....

Genetics influences knee pain sensitivity in osteoarthritis patients

Genetics play a key role in knee pain sensitivity, according to a team of researchers studying knee osteoarthritis patients.

Method for detecting latent stage of lymphedema identified

Nursing researchers examined the validity, sensitivity, and specificity of symptoms for detecting breast cancer-related related lymphedema. The study also determined the best clinical cutoff point for...

Chronic lower back pain reduced by TENS whatever your age, claims new research

Pain sensitivity and central excitability improve after transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) independent of age, type of back pain and disability, a research team highlights in The Journ...

Inflammation Contributes to Pain Sensitivity in Knee OA (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Early targeting of inflammation may be effective for pain prevention

Why glial-targeted therapeutics for pain might only work in males

A new study suggests an entirely different set of targets, pathways and cells may be responsible for mechanical pain sensitivity in males and females.

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Feeling the burn: When it looks like it hurts, and belongs to me, it really does hurt more.

We examined changes in pain sensitivity in the rubber hand illusion (RHI). Experiment 1 investigated changes in pain tolerance immediately after a "healthy" and "wounded" RHI when immersing the hand i...

Altered Pain Sensitivity in Elderly Women with Chronic Neck Pain.

Age-related changes occur in both the peripheral and central nervous system, yet little is known about the influence of chronic pain on pain sensitivity in older persons. The aim of this study was to ...

The Nature of the Association between Anxiety Sensitivity and Pain-Related Anxiety: Evidence from Correlational and Intervention Studies.

High anxiety sensitivity (AS) has been associated with elevated pain-related anxiety in anxiety and pain samples. The present study investigated (a) the associations among the lower order dimensions o...

Human Pain Sensitivity Is Related To Visual But Not To Auditory Thresholds.

Last year (VSS 2014), we reported that adults' ability to tolerate pain predicted performance on tests of spatial contrast sensitivity (CS). More specifically, those who were more sensitive to pain al...

Psychological distress mediates the relationship between pain and disability in hand or wrist fractures.

Upper limb fracture is a common musculoskeletal injury that can lead to marked pain-related disability. Unlike other common painful musculoskeletal conditions, such as low back pain, little considerat...

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