Algesimeter | Article about algesimeter by The Free Dictionary
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A device used to determine pain thresholds.
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Thermal hyperalgesia was assessed with an algesimeter
(Ugo Basile, Comerio, Italy), as described previously .
Pain is assessed by applying a needle to the skin, and it is quantitatively measured by an algesimeter
. (24) Proprioception is evaluated by physically moving the anatomic structure and assessing the subject's ability to detect the direction of movement.