algometry


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al·gom·e·try

(al-gom'ĕ-trē),
The process of measuring pain.

algometer

(al″gom′ĕ-tĕr) [Gr. algos, pain + -meter]
An instrument for measuring the degree of sensitivity to pain.
algometry (ĕ-trē)

al·gom·e·try

(al-gom'ĕ-trē)
The process of measuring pain.

algometry

estimation of the sensitivity to painful stimuli.
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Pontinen If Reliability, validity, reproducibility of algometry in diagnosis of active and latent tender spots and trigger points.
Interrater reliability of algometry in measuring pressure pain thresholds in healthy humans, using multiple raters.
Pressure algometry has been shown to have good validity when assessed by pain and disability questionnaires (Goolkasian et al 2002, Wlodyka-Demaille et al 2002) and, since it assesses a different aspect of pain, may be warranted in addition to other measures.
Fischer AA (1987) Pressure algometry over normal muscles: standard values, validity and reproducibility of pressure threshold.
JTech Medical continues to build on our robust line of computerized diagnostic product offerings with the addition of algometry," said David McNally, chief executive officer.