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algometer

[al′gä·məd·ər]
(medicine)
An instrument for measuring pressure stimuli which produce pain.
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Pressure algometry has been recommended for clinical practice on the basis of good repeatability when expressed by intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC) results.
This text represents a new approach by quantifying the diagnosis and outcome assessment of musculoskeletal pain by pressure algometry.
Improvement was also statistically significant for VAS night pain, Jamar hand-grip strength, total number of Fibromyalgia tender points and the average tender point pain threshold as measured by algometry.