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measuring sensitivity to pain or pressure

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However, previous research reports that repeated pressure algometry to a MTrP site over a one-hour duration does not impact the PPT reading.
The normality of data was tested with Shapiro-Wilk test, and the algometry values for the cervical muscles from the groups with and without diagnosis of TMD were compared by using Mann-Whitney U test.
A mixed design ANOVA (3x3) was used to investigate changes in algometry, peak torque normalised for body weight, power, and RMS with one between-subjects variable, group, with three levels (control, cryotherapy, and laser therapy), and one within-subject variable, time, with three levels (pre intervention, post intervention, and 48 hrs after intervention).
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).
Pressure algometry has been recommended for clinical practice on the basis of good repeatability when expressed by intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) results.
32% of FMS patients experienced decreased tender point sensitivity as measured by algometry after treatment with 75-150 mcg T3 in conjunction with other lifestyle changes, including unspecified increases in aerobic activity, diet changes and nutrient supplementation (16).
Pressure algometry (dolometry) in the differential diagnosis of muscle pain.
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.
Manual algometry is a safe and inexpensive method of clinically assessing tissue pain that can be easily utilized in most health care settings.