Central Sensitization Inventory

The Central Sensitization Inventory (CSI) was developed to assess the overlapping health-related symptom dimensions of CS/CSSs. Part A has 25 items scored from 0 to 4. Total scores range from 0-100. Part B (which is not scored) asks if one has previously been diagnosed with one or more specific disorders,…

Guidelines for the Classification of Central Sensitization Pain

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Central Sensitization: Common Etiology In Somatoform Disorders

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Central sensitization occurs when pain pathways in the spinal cord become hyperexcitable and are augmented, rather than blocked, in the thalamus and other brain centers. This leads to a cascade of neuroinflammatory, neuroendocrine, and autonomic dysregulation. Read Full Article @ Practical Pain Management: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/pain/central-sensitization-common-etiology-somatoform-disorders