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An Exploratory Study of Endogenous Pain Modulatory Function in Patients Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

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Summary of "An Exploratory Study of Endogenous Pain Modulatory Function in Patients Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury."

Recent animal research suggests that mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) facilitates abnormal endogenous modulation of pain, potentially underlying the increased risk for persistent headaches following injury. However, no human studies have directly assessed the functioning of endogenous facilitory and inhibitory systems in the early stages after an mTBI.

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Name: Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.)
ISSN: 1526-4637
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