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Papers: 19 Mar 2022 - 25 Mar 2022

Human Studies

2022 Mar

Pain Physician



Point To Area of Pain: A Clinically Useful Telehealth Physical Exam Technique for Focal Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain.


Yih C, Chokshi K, Kyriakides C, Seko K, Wahezi S, Shaparin N, Vydyanathan A, Gallardo J C, Morrow L, Sperber K, Hascalovici JR
Pain Physician. 2022 Mar; 25(2):209-219.
PMID: 35322979.


Chronic pain is a leading cause of disease burden and disability globally. The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed a major paradigm shift in health care delivery with the universal adoption of telemedicine. Telehealth physical examination is particularly challenging and little guidance is available on this topic.