Superficial temperature and pain tolerance in patients with chronic low back pain.

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Summary of "Superficial temperature and pain tolerance in patients with chronic low back pain."

Low back pain is a common and very prevalent disease and can impose limitations that negatively impact patients. The objective of this study was to verify and compare the association between lumbar superficial temperature and pressure pain tolerance thresholds in individuals with chronic nonspecific low back pain and healthy controls.


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Name: Journal of bodywork and movement therapies
ISSN: 1532-9283
Pages: 583-587


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A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.

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