Neurology

[Brain gray matter abnormalities revealed by voxel-based morphometry in patients with chronic low back pain].

Mao CP, Yang QX, Tang J, Yang HJ, Bai ZL, Zhang QJ, Zahid N. Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2016 Aug 20;36(8):1041-7. Chinese.

A 2-center comparative study on tonic versus burst spinal cord stimulation: amount of responders and amount of pain suppression.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24977394

A comprehensive review of the sinuvertebral nerve with clinical applications.

Shayota B, Wong TL, Fru D, David G, Iwanaga J, Loukas M, Tubbs RS. Anat Cell Biol. 2019 Jun;52(2):128-133. doi: 10.5115/acb.2019.52.2.128. Epub 2019 Jun 30.

A new pupillary measure to assess pain: a prospective study

David J. Charier, Daniel Zantour, Vincent Pichot, Florian Chouchou, Jean-Claude M. Barthelemy, Frederic Roche, Serge B. Molliex. Journal of Pain. July 12,2017. DOI:10.1016/j.jpain.2017.06.006

Aberrant Resting-State Functional Connectivity in the Salience Network of Adolescent Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Wortinger LA, Endestad T, Melinder AM, Øie MG, Sevenius A, Bruun Wyller V. PLoS One. 2016 Jul

Allostasis: A Brain-Centered, Predictive Mode of Physiological Regulation.

Schulkin J, Sterling P. Trends Neurosci. 2019 Oct;42(10):740-752. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2019.07.010.

Amplified Mechanically Gated Currents in Distinct Subsets of Myelinated Sensory Neurons following In Vivo Inflammation of Skin and Muscle.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26109668

An ultrafast system for signaling mechanical pain in human skin.

Nagi SS, Marshall AG, Makdani A, Jarocka E, Liljencrantz J, Ridderström M, Shaikh S, O’Neill F, Saade D, Donkervoort S, Foley AR, Minde J, Trulsson M, Cole J, Bönnemann CG, Chesler AT, Bushnell MC, McGlone F, Olausson H. Sci Adv. 2019 Jul 3;5(7):eaaw1297. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw1297.

Anatomical study of the superior cluneal nerve and its related groove on the iliac crest.

Iwanaga J, Simonds E, Schumacher M, Yilmaz E, Altafulla J, Tubbs RS. World Neurosurg. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S1878-8750(19)30321-3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.01.210.

Characterizing the Mechanical Properties of Ectopic Axonal Receptive Fields in Inflamed Nerves and Following Axonal Transport Disruption.

Goodwin G, Bove GM, Dayment B, Dilley A. Neuroscience. 2020 Mar 1;429:10-22. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.11.042.

Chronic Back Pain Is Associated With Decreased Prefrontal and Anterior Insular Gray Matter: Results From a Population-Based Cohort Study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26476265

Chronic cervical radiculopathic pain is associated with increased excitability and hyperpolarization-activated current ( Ih) in large-diameter dorsal root ganglion neurons.

Liu DL, Wang X, Chu WG, Lu N, Han WJ, Du YK, Hu SJ, Bai ZT, Wu SX, Xie RG, Luo C. Mol Pain. 2017 Jan-Dec;13:1744806917707127. doi: 10.1177/1744806917707127.

Contributions of nociresponsive area 3A to normal and abnormal somatosensory perception.

Whitsel BL, Vierck CJ, Waters RS, Tommerdahl M, Favorov OV. J Pain. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S1526-5900(18)30578-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.08.009.

Cortical and subcortical modulation of pain.

De Felice M, Ossipov MH. Pain Manag. 2016 Mar 17

Current understanding of lymphatic vessels in the central nervous system.

Tamura R, Yoshida K, Toda M. Neurosurg Rev. 2019 Jun 18. doi: 10.1007/s10143-019-01133-0.

Deformation of dorsal root ganglion due to pressure transients of venous blood and cerebrospinal fluid in the cervical vertebral canal.

Yao HD, Svensson MY, Nilsson H. J Biomech. 2018 May 18. pii: S0021-9290(18)30363-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.05.012.

Dendritic Spine Dynamics after Peripheral Nerve Injury: An Intravital Structural Study.

Benson CA, Fenrich KK, Olson KL, Patwa S, Bangalore L, Waxman SG, Tan AM. J Neurosci. 2020 May 4. pii: JN-RM-2858-19. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2858-19.2020.

Development of the mechanisms governing midbrain multisensory integration.

Cuppini C, Stein BE, Rowland BA. J Neurosci. 2018 Mar 1. pii: 2631-17. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2631-17.2018.

Differential fMRI Activation Patterns to Noxious Heat and Tactile Stimuli in the Primate Spinal Cord.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26203144

Diminished supraspinal pain modulation in patients with mild traumatic brain injury.

Leung A, Shukla S, Yang E, Canlas B, Kadokana M, Heald J, Davani A, Song D, Lin L, Polston G, Tsai A, Lee R. Mol Pain. 2016 Aug

Dorsal root ganglion stimulation for chronic pain modulates Aβ-fiber activity but not C-fiber activity: A computational modeling study.

Graham RD, Bruns TM, Duan B, Lempka SF. Clin Neurophysiol. 2019 Mar 15;130(6):941-951. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2019.02.016.

Dynamic sensorimotor interactions in locomotion.

Rossignol S, Dubuc R, Gossard JP. Physiol Rev. 2006 Jan

Early changes in somatosensory function in spinal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25599440

Elucidating an Affective Pain Circuit that Creates a Threat Memory

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26186190

Forced treadmill running suppresses postincisional pain and inhibits upregulation of substance P and cytokines in rat dorsal root ganglion.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24854064

Functional organization of cutaneous and muscle afferent synapses onto immature spinal lamina I projection neurons.

Li J, Baccei ML. J Neurosci. 2017 Jan 9. pii: 3164-16. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3164-16.2016.

Growth and differentiation factor 15 is a biomarker for low back pain-associated disability.

Tarabeih N, Shalata A, Trofimov S, Kalinkovich A, Livshits G. Cytokine. 2019 Feb 15;117:8-14. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2019.01.011.

Head movement, an important contributor to human cerebrospinal fluid circulation.

Xu Q, Yu SB, Zheng N, Yuan XY, Chi YY, Liu C, Wang XM, Lin XT, Sui HJ. Sci Rep. 2016 Aug 19;6:31787. doi: 10.1038/srep31787.

How do neuroanatomical changes in individuals with chronic pain result in the constant perception of pain?

Henderson LA, Di Pietro F. Pain Manag. 2016 Mar 21

Interdependence of movement and anatomy persists when amputees learn a physiologically impossible movement of their phantom limb

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2774040/?tool=pmcentrez

Intrinsically organized resting state networks in the human spinal cord

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4273395

Is tactile acuity altered in people with chronic pain? a systematic review and meta-analysis.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24983492

Locomotor-Like Leg Movements Evoked by Rhythmic Arm Movements in Humans

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0090775

Lumbar tactile acuity is near identical between sides in healthy pain-free participants.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24484671

Manual Tactile Test Predicts Sensorimotor Control Capability of Hands for Patients With Peripheral Nerve Injury.

Hsu HY, Shieh SJ, Kuan TS, Yang HC, Su FC, Chiu HY, Kuo LC. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jun

Mechanoreceptor endings in human thoracic and lumbar facet joints.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9474721

Motor Neuron Pools of Synergistic Thigh Muscles Share Most of Their Synaptic Input.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26338331

Moving in an Environment of Induced Sensorimotor Incongruence Does Not Influence Pain Sensitivity in Healthy Volunteers: A Randomised Within-Subject Experiment

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0093701

Muscle pain differentially modulates short interval intracortical inhibition and intracortical facilitation in primary motor cortex.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22227117

Neural Interactions between Transspinal Evoked Potentials and Muscle Spindle Afferents in Humans

Maria Knikou, Lynda M. Murray. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 9 October 2018. Doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2018.10.005

Neural Mechanisms Underlying Anxiety–Chronic Pain Interactions

http://www.cell.com/trends/neurosciences/fulltext/S0166-2236%2816%2900019-9

Neuropathic Pain and Functional Reorganization in the Primary Sensorimotor Cortex After Spinal Cord Injury.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26392031

Neuropeptides and Neurotransmitters That Modulate Thalamo-Cortical Pathways Relevant to Migraine Headache.

Noseda R, Borsook D, Burstein R. Headache. 2017 May;57 Suppl 2:97-111. doi: 10.1111/head.13083.

Nondermatomal somatosensory deficits in chronic pain are associated with cerebral grey matter changes.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26492569

Noradrenergic Locus Coeruleus pathways in pain modulation.

Llorca-Torralba M, Borges G, Neto F, Mico JA, Berrocoso E. Neuroscience. 2016 Jun

Organization of the thermal grill illusion by spinal segments.

Fardo F, Finnerup NB, Haggard P. Ann Neurol. 2018 Jul 31. doi: 10.1002/ana.25307.

Pain Affects Visual Orientation: an Eye-Tracking Study

Schmidt, M. Gamer, K. Forkmann, U. Bingel. Journal of Pain. October 10, 2017 DOI:10.1016/j.jpain.2017.09.005

Pain after Spinal Cord Injury is Associated with Abnormal Presynaptic Inhibition in the Posterior Nucleus of Thalamus

Anthony Park, Olivia Uddin, Ying Li, Radi Masri, Asaf Keller. The Journal of Pain. February 23, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.02.002

Pain and Interoception Imaging Network (PAIN): A multimodal, multisite, brain-imaging repository for chronic somatic and visceral pain disorders.

Labus JS, Naliboff B, Kilpatrick L, Liu C, Ashe-McNalley C, dos Santos IR, Alaverdyan M, Woodworth D, Gupta A, Ellingson BM, Tillisch K, Mayer EA. Neuroimage. 2016 Jan 1;124(Pt B):1232-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.04.018.

Pain and Motor Processing in the Human Cerebellum.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26307859

Periaqueductal Grey EP3 Receptors Facilitate Spinal Nociception in Arthritic Secondary Hypersensitivity.

Drake RA, Leith JL, Almahasneh F, Martindale J, Wilson AW, Lumb B, Donaldson LF. J Neurosci. 2016 Aug 31;36(35):9026-40. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4393-15.2016.

Physical activity is related to the structural integrity of cerebral white matter

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23921884

Physical disuse contributes to widespread chronic mechanical hyperalgesia, tactile allodynia, and cold allodynia through neurogenic inflammation and spino-parabrachio-amygdaloid pathway activation.

Ohmichi Y, Ohmichi M, Tashima R, Osuka K, Fukushige K, Kanikowska D, Fukazawa Y, Yawo H, Tsuda M, Naito M, Nakano T. Pain. 2020 Mar 13. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001867.

Physiologic facet capsule stretch can induce pain & upregulate matrix metalloproteinase-3 in the dorsal root ganglia when preceded by a physiological mechanical or nonpainful chemical exposure

Sagar Singh, Sonia Kartha, Ben A. Bulka, Nicholas S. Stiansen, Beth A. Winkelstein. Clinical Biomechanics. February 4, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.01.009

Primary sensory and motor cortex function in response to acute muscle pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Burns E, Chipchase LS, Schabrun SM. Eur J Pain. 2016 Sep;20(8):1203-13. doi: 10.1002/ejp.859.

Reflex inhibition of cutaneous and muscle vasoconstrictor neurons during stimulation of cutaneous and muscle nociceptors.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24501261

Reorganization of the motor cortex is associated with postural control deficits in recurrent low back pain

http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/131/8/2161.full

Revisiting the Corticomotor Plasticity in Low Back Pain: Challenges and Perspectives.

Massé-Alarie H, Schneider C. Healthcare (Basel). 2016 Sep 8;4(3). pii: E67. doi: 10.3390/healthcare4030067

Roles of the periaqueductal gray in descending facilitatory and inhibitory controls of intramuscular hypertonic saline induced muscle nociception.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24792920

Sciatic nerve injury: a simple and subtle model for investigating many aspects of nervous system damage and recovery.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24487015

Sensorimotor activity partially ameliorates pain and reduces nociceptive fiber density in the chronically injured spinal cord.

Sliwinski C, Nees TA, Puttagunta R, Weidner N, Blesch A. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Apr 28. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5431.

Sensorimotor adaptation of whole-body postural control.

Shiller DM, Veilleux LN, Marois M, Ballaz L, Lemay M. Neuroscience. 2017 May 23. pii: S0306-4522(17)30363-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.05.029.

Sensory and spinal inhibitory dorsal midline crossing is independent of Robo3

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4511845/?tool=pmcentrez

Smaller Amygdala Volumes in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain Compared With Healthy Control Individuals.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26431880

Somatotopically-specific primary somatosensory connectivity to salience and default mode networks encodes clinical pain.

Kim J, Mawla I, Kong J, Lee J, Gerber J, Ortiz A, Kim H, Chan ST, Loggia ML, Wasan AD, Edwards RR, Gollub RL, Rosen BR, Napadow V. Pain. 2019 Mar 4. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001541.

Spasticity Mechanisms – for the Clinician

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3009478/?tool=pmcentrez

Specialized cutaneous Schwann cells initiate pain sensation.

Abdo H, Calvo-Enrique L, Lopez JM, Song J, Zhang MD, Usoskin D, El Manira A, Adameyko I, Hjerling-Leffler J, Ernfors P. Science. 2019 Aug 16;365(6454):695-699. doi: 10.1126/science.aax6452.

Spinal Cord–Midbrain Functional Connectivity Is Related to Perceived Pain Intensity: A Combined Spino-Cortical fMRI Study

http://www.jneurosci.org/content/35/10/4248.long

Spinal motor neurons and motor function in older adults.

Buchman AS, Leurgans SE, VanderHorst VGJM, Nag S, Schneider JA, Bennett DA. J Neurol. 2018 Nov 16. doi: 10.1007/s00415-018-9118-y.

Spinal signaling of C-fiber mediated pleasant touch in humans.

Marshall AG, Sharma ML, Marley K, Olausson H, McGlone FP. Elife. 2019 Dec 24;8. pii: e51642. doi: 10.7554/eLife.51642.

Stretching of roots contributes to the pathophysiology of radiculopathies.

Berthelot JM, Laredo JD, Darrieutort-Laffite C, Maugars Y. Joint Bone Spine. 2017 Jan 20. pii: S1297-319X(17)30004-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2017.01.004.

Subtype-Selective Small Molecule Inhibitors Reveal a Fundamental Role for Nav1.7 in Nociceptor Electrogenesis, Axonal Conduction and Presynaptic Release.

Alexandrou AJ, Brown AR, Chapman ML, et al. PLoS One. 2016 Apr 6

Tactile discrimination, but not tactile stimulation alone, reduces chronic limb pain.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18054437

The nociceptive withdrawal reflex of the trunk is organized with unique muscle receptive fields and motor strategies.

Massé-Alarie H, Salomoni SE, Hodges PW. Eur J Neurosci. 2019 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/ejn.14369.

Topographic mapping of pain sensitivity of the lower back – a comparison of healthy controls and patients with chronic non-specific low back pain.

O’Neill S, Larsen JB, Nim C, Arendt-Nielsen L. Scand J Pain. 2018 Sep 27. pii: /j/sjpain.ahead-of-print/sjpain-2018-0113/sjpain-2018-0113.xml. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2018-0113.

Unravelling functional neurology: a critical review of clinical research articles on the effect or benefit of the functional neurology approach

Anne-Laure Meyer and Charlotte Leboeuf-Yde. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies201826:30. 25 July 2018. Doi:10.1186/s12998-018-0198-7

Unravelling Functional Neurology: an overview of all published documents by FR Carrick, including a critical review of research articles on its effect or benefit.

Demortier M, Leboeuf-Yde C. Chiropr Man Therap. 2020 Jan 28;28:9. doi: 10.1186/s12998-019-0287-2.

Using a Standardized Clinical Quantitative Sensory Testing Battery to Judge the Clinical Relevance of Sensory Differences between Adjacent Body Areas.

Dimova V, Oertel BG, Lötsch J. Clin J Pain. 2016 Jun

Using vertebral movement and intact paraspinal muscles to determine the distribution of intrafusal fiber innervation of muscle spindle afferents in the anesthetized cat

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3578157/?tool=pmcentrez

White matter involvement in chronic musculoskeletal pain

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4254784

Whole-Body Mapping of Spatial Acuity for Pain and Touch

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4143958

Within-limb somatotopic representation of acute muscle pain in the human contralateral dorsal posterior insula.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20845392

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