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Human Studies

2020 Feb 01

Pain Med



Widespread Pressure Pain Hyperalgesia Is Not Related to Pain in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease.


Ferreira-Sánchez MR, Moreno-Verdú M, Cano-de-la-Cuerda R, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Güeita-Rodríguez J, Ortega-Santiago R
Pain Med. 2020 Feb 01; 21(2):232-238.
PMID: 31045213.


Pain is one of the most frequent nonmotor impairments in Parkinson's disease (PD) and is hypothesized to be associated with altered nociceptive pain processing. Our aims were to investigate differences in widespread pressure pain sensitivity between PD patients with and without pain and healthy controls and to assess the relationship of health-related quality of life and sleep quality with pressure pain sensitivity.