pain modulation

pain modulation

Neurology An ↑ or ↓ of the sensation of pain, possibly due to a 2º neural pathway. See Opioid-mediated analgesia system.
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In particular, the time-course of the expression and phosphorylation of PKC [gamma] and [epsilon], enzymes highly involved in pain modulation, was determined.
The first part reviews how tissue injury, the healing process and pain modulation dictate the selection of therapeutic agents.
Therefore, it is quite possible that the relationship between blood pressure and nocioception may be due to inhibitory influences from brain areas that are involved in cardiovascular regulation and pain modulation. This inhibitory effect has been attributed to a decrease in pain sensitivity in humans (36).
The low-level current is ordinarily subthreshold for sensory detection and appears to engage electrical and neurochemical mechanisms that affect network electrophysiological activity of brain systems and mediate arousal, sensory processing, and thus, pain and pain modulation.
Some theories are that comorbid psychosocial factors may affect perception of physical experiences; stress can lower the pain threshold and produce other GI symptoms; and psychosocial disturbances may increase pain perception via functional changes in the brain's pain modulation center.
Serotonin is among the neurotransmitters involved in pain modulation by attenuating pain impulses.
They were informed that the study aimed at examining the effect of subliminal electric stimulus equipment for pain modulation. The experiment procedure was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Southwest University and carried out in accordance with the approved guidelines.
His research interests include the physiology and pathology of endogenous pain modulation and the impact of spinal pain on autonomic regulation in humans and rodents.
If depression remains when the dose is as high as the patient can tolerate, he might augment clomipramine with venlafaxine, which also affects the neurotransmitter systems (serotonergic and adrenergic) that appear most important in pain modulation, and has some demonstrated efficacy as an analgesic.
Well-known examples of such cognitive-emotional pain modulation are placebo and nocebo effects that can lead to inhibition and facilitation of perceived intensity and unpleasantness of pain which can be mediated by anxiety.
Anything that even obliquely related to chiropractic in terms of spinal biomechanics, the neurosciences surrounding pain modulation, somatovisceral effects, double crush phenomena, etc.
* Cannabinoids may have a natural role in pain modulation, movement control, and memory.