Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 18: What IS a Picture Worth?

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Cory and Sandy continue their search for clinical excellence (and interesting new screening tools), including an in-depth look at the benefit of using pain drawings as part of clinical assessment. Can these drawings be used to indicate signs of central sensitization? If not, are they useful anyway? How excited is Cory about the Cubs in the World Series?

Expanded Distribution of Pain as a Sign of Central Sensitization in Individuals With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis.
Di Lernia D, Serino S, Cipresso P, Riva G.
Phys Ther. 2016 Aug;96(8):1196-207. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150492. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

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Music by Kevin MacLeod – incompetech.com:
Intro – Brandenburg No4 and Meatball Parade
Close – Meatball Parade

Photo credit: “Best Walking Shoes for Knee Pain for Women” by Esther Max via Flickr

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