peripheral and central sensitisation

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  • Created on: 28-02-13 12:09
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  • Patient
    • Pain locally
      • Sensitive to heat at area?
      • Sensitive to  touch at area?
      • Acute?
      • Sensitive to movement at area?
      • Pain relavitive to injury?
      • Normal/ neurogenic Inflammation present?
      • Peripheral  Sensitisation
    • Pain away from site of injury
      • Chronic?
      • Allodynia- sensitive to non painful stimulus,light touch, temperature at and away from the area?
      • Is there more pain than expected for the injury?
      • Secondary hyperalgesia- Sensitive to movement away from area
      • No pattern to  the pain?
      • Central Sensitisation


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