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Papers: 13 Apr 2019 - 19 Apr 2019

Human Studies


Restor Neurol Neurosci



Investigations on maladaptive plasticity in the sensorimotor cortex of unilateral upper limb CRPS I patients.


Pfannmöller J, Strauss S, Langner I, Usichenko T, Lotze M
Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2019; 37(2):143-153.
PMID: 30988242.


Patients with a complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in the upper limb show a sensory and motor impairment of the hand. Decreased intra-cortical-inhibition (ICI) of the motor representation of the affected hand muscle and decreased somatosensory hand representation size were related to maladaptive plasticity.