algometer


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device for measuring pain caused by pressure

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To date, no literatures studies have been found that used a pressure algometer to assess DOMS in subjects that used cryotherapy or laser therapy.
2] to the latent MTrPs of upper trapezius muscle by using a digital pressure algometer.
muscular soreness measured with an algometer, biological data, measure of muscular oscillations).
30) Tissue Sensitivity Pain Pressure Upper trapezius Threshold (lbs) (UTr) and tibialis anterior (TA) muscles tested bilaterally using a calibrated handheld digital algometer (J-Tech Commander).
Although pain sensitivity or, in other words, tenderness was accepted as a useful finding for evaluation of musculoskeletal disorders, it is not generally used in the assessment of patients with CLBP As the interpretation of tenderness with the traditional method (ie, manual palpation) is confusing and insufficient, an algometer was developed and used to determine the pressure pain sensitivity precisely.
Using a pressure algometer to assess the pain tolerance threshold and the Stroop task to examine selective attention to pain-related stimuli would have enriched the data collected.
The aim of the present study was to analyze the relationship of anxiety and depression with fibromyalgia perceived pain (as measured by questionnaires) and tenderness (measured by tender points count and algometer score) and fibromyalgia severity (global affectation) in women.
They placed a pressure algometer on each square and measured it.
The way we identified the muscles causing the pain was through palpation and through using a pressure algometer to see if one muscle was much more sensitive to pressure than the same muscle on the other side.
A simple handheld pressure algometer (PA) with a spring is commonly used, although more sophisticated electrical devices with a strain or pneumatic pressure gauge have been developed.
These included algometer measurement of tender point sensitivity, American College of Rheumatology measurement of pain distribution, Visual Analog Scale measurement of symptom intensity, Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire scores, and Zung's Depression Inventory scores.