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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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Interrater reliability of algometry in measuring pressure pain thresholds in healthy humans, using multiple raters.
Evaluation of repeatability of pressure algometry on the neck muscles for clinical use.
Pressure algometry is used to assess the threshold and limit of this pain, since it is characterized as a painful sensation during contraction, stretching, and when pressure is placed on the exercised muscle (27,28).
Pontinen If Reliability, validity, reproducibility of algometry in diagnosis of active and latent tender spots and trigger points.
Pain pressure threshold algometry of the abdominal wall in healthy women.
After filling out all forms, subjects were escorted to an examination room where two researchers performed algometry testing.
This is the first study, to our knowledge, to explore the relationship between pressure-pain thresholds, as measured by algometry, and vitamin D status.
This pilot study found no correlation between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and mean pressure-pain threshold as measured by manual algometry in a limited sample.
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.
Christopher Colloca, President of NeuroMechanical Innovations and noted author and clinician, stated, "I am excited about JTech's Computerized Algometry System, which will allow clinicians to quantify patient pain thresholds using reliable and valid means.
Algometry improvements in pain pressure pain threshold rating, first step on maximal area of pain, heel pain during tenderness.