Brief Research Notes: Nerve Sensitivity

Brief Research Notes: Nerve Sensitivity

This open access article provides an overview of simple palpation techniques to identify mechanosensitivity/ tactile allodynia of peripheral and segmental nervous system sensitization.

Schmid, A. B., Brunner, F., Luomajoki, H., Held, U., Bachmann, L. M., Künzer, S., & Coppieters, M. W. (2009). Reliability of clinical tests to evaluate nerve function and mechanosensitivity of the upper limb peripheral nervous system. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19154625

 Peripheral nerve palpation points (Schmid et al. 2009).

Peripheral nerve palpation points (Schmid et al. 2009).