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2019 Jul

J Bodyw Mov Ther



Superficial temperature and pain tolerance in patients with chronic low back pain.


Alfieri F M, Lima A R S, Battistella L R, de Silva N C O VE
J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2019 Jul; 23(3):583-587.
PMID: 31563374.


Low back pain is a common and very prevalent disease and can impose limitations that negatively impact patients. The objective of this study was to verify and compare the association between lumbar superficial temperature and pressure pain tolerance thresholds in individuals with chronic nonspecific low back pain and healthy controls.