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Efficacy of transcranial direct-current stimulation in women with provoked vestibulodynia
Abstract: Background: Provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) is a highly prevalent condition characterized by acute recurrent pain located at the vaginal entrance in response to pressure application or attempt of vaginal penetration. ...
Physiologie et physiopathologie des mécanismes endogènes de contrôle de la douleur
(Université de Sherbrooke, 2010)
Tout le long de son trajet vers les centres supérieurs, le message nociceptif est soumis à une série de modulations pouvant augmenter ou diminuer la réponse nociceptive. Les mécanismes permettant de diminuer la réponse ...
Unpredictable pain timings lead to greater pain when people are highly intolerant of uncertainty
Abstract : Background and purpose: Many psychological factors are known to influence pain perception. Amongthem, intolerance of uncertainty (IU) may play a key modulating role in situations where uncertaintyprevails, ...
Can we quickly and thoroughly assess pain with the PACSLAC-II? : a convergent validity study in long-term care residents suffering from dementia.
Abstract : A previous study found that the modified version of the Pain Assessment Checklist for Seniors with Limited Ability to Communicate (PACSLAC-II) is a valid tool to assess pain in elderly individuals suffering from ...
Repetitive afferent electrical stimulation of the lower-limb : effect on corticomotor excitability and implications for rehabilitation
Despite the extensive work published on the effects of electrical stimulation on corticomotor excitability, very few studies have focused on lower limb muscles. The aim of the present study was to determine the effect of ...
Randomized placebo-controlled cross-over designs in clinical trials : a gold-standard to be reassessed
Placebo effects are well-known phenomena in medicine and biology. In fact, placebos are used as control conditions in randomized cross-over clinical trials to validate new treatments. Only recently, however, has it become ...
Simple things matter! : how reassurance and pain management strategies can improve outcomes in physiotherapy : a case report
Abstract : Psychological barriers to rehabilitation are generally seen as preexisting patient traits that clinicians are asked to evaluate and modify. In the present case report, we provide evidence that these barriers can ...
Radial shockwave therapy for a painful bone spur in an above-knee amputee
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Guidelines for assessment of gait and reference values for spatiotemporal gait parameters in older adults: The biomathics and canadian gait consortiums initiative
Abstract: Background: Gait disorders, a highly prevalent condition in older adults, are associated with several adverse health consequences. Gait analysis allows qualitative and quantitative assessments of gait that improves ...
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and placebo analgesia: is the effect the same for young and older individuals?
Abstract: Purpose: Placebo analgesia refers to a perceived reduction in pain intensity following the administration of a simulated or otherwise medically ineffective treatment. Previous studies have shown that many factors ...