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Pain sensitivity in healthy volunteers and people with knee Osteoarthritis
Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis worldwide and a major cause of pain and disability, and yet underlying mechanisms of OA pain are not entirely understood. There is compelling evidence ...
Quantitative sensory testing in painful osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Summary: Objective: To systematically review the use of Quantitative sensory testing (QST) in pain characterisation (phenotyping) in Osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Six bibliographic databases (Medline, Embase, Amed, Cinahl, ...
Quantitative sensory testing and predicting outcomes for musculoskeletal pain, disability, and negative affect: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Hypersensitivity due to central pain mechanisms can influence recovery and lead to worse clinical outcomes, but the ability of quantitative sensory testing (QST), an index of sensitisation, to predict outcomes in chronic ...