algometry


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measuring sensitivity to pain or pressure

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On the other hand, the use of a pressure algometry technique to assess the sensitization is increasing because of its proven efficiency and reliability in muscle pain syndromes (6,7).
However, pressure algometry is not a diagnostic tool for differentiating soft tissue pathology from other conditions, as several factors, eg disc prolapse, joint luxation, and bone fracture, may increase the local tenderness of soft tissues.
Pressure Algometry for Quantification of Diagnosis and Treatment Outcome.
The findings of the clinical study indicate that the topical O24 product was superior to placebo in the management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS), with significant improvements documented in both subjective surveys of pain/dysfunction and in objective measures of algometry and hand dynamometry.