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Novel Mechanical Stimulation of Deep and Superficial Musculoskeletal Tissue for Enhanced Understanding of Pressure-Pain Sensitivity Mechanisms

Author: Djordje Adnadjevic, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

ISBN: 9788793237391 (Paperback)
e-ISBN: 9788793237384

doi: https://doi.org/10.13052/rp-9788793237384

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Available: December 2014
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This work focused on the development and validation of the new computerized biaxial algometer as well as on assessing its efficacy to produce distinct pain perception relative to conventional pressure stimulation in healthy and hyperalgesic musculoskeletal tissue. The aims were to improve unidirectional algometry in ways leading to reliable stimulation that is closer to the efficacy pertinent to manual palpation, yet via standardized approach. In addition, the setup explored the effects of the fast, precise, and overshoot-free repeated bidirectional stimulation on temporal summation of pain.


TS Technical Study QST Quantitative Sensory Testing VAS Visual Analogue Scale PPT Pressure Pain Threshold BA Biaxial Algometer NGF Nerve Growth Factor

List of Publications for PhD:

Temporal Summation of Muscle Pain Evoked by Very Fast Pressure Sequences and Rotation, Adnadjevic, D. and Graven-Nielsen, T. Somatosensory and Motor Research. December 2014, Citations

Vibration and Rotation During Biaxial Pressure Algometry Is Related With Decreased and Increased Pain Sensations, Adnadjevic, D. and Graven-Nielsen, T. Pain Medicine. September 2014, Citations

Pressure Algometry With A Rotational Fanning Probe Improves the Detection Of Experimental Muscle Hyperalgesia, Adnadjevic, D. and Graven-Nielsen, T. Pain Medicine. , Citations

Moving Coil Pressure Algometer Produces Consistent Force Gradient and Repeated Stimulation, Adnadjevic, D. and Graven-Nielsen, T. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. September 2012, Citations