Validity of an electronic pressure algometer

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Vaughan, Brett, McLaughlin, Patrick and Gosling, Cameron (2007) Validity of an electronic pressure algometer. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 10 (1). pp. 24-28. ISSN 1746-0689

Abstract

Pressure algometry is one of a number of outcome measures that manual therapy practitioners are able to use in both clinical and research settings. The pressure algometer is used to determine the pressure pain threshold of specific muscle and bone locations. The objective of the article is to determine the validity of a commonly utilised electronic pressure algometer.

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/7657
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijosm.2006.12.003
Official URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijosm.2006.12.003
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Historical > FOR Classification > 1103 Clinical Sciences
Historical > FOR Classification > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Keywords ResPubID22891. pressure algometry, algometers, pressure pain threshold, pain measurement, osteopathic medicine
Citations in Scopus 31 - View on Scopus
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