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Show me the skin! Does seeing the back enhance tactile acuity at the back?

Abstract:

A growing body of literature associates musculoskeletal disorders with cortical reorganisation. One condition in which reorganisation is established and treatments that 'train the brain' are being widely used is chronic back pain. Recent evidence suggests that treatments that involve tactile training are more effective if they incorporate multisensory mechanisms, most obviously vision. With regard to back pain however, we must first determine if tactile function is enhanced by incorporating o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.math.2014.04.015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Manual therapy Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
5
Pages:
461-466
Publication date:
2014-10-05
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EISSN:
1532-2769
ISSN:
1356-689X
URN:
uuid:029ca891-fb25-49e6-9fe7-df59507822ae
Source identifiers:
466460
Local pid:
pubs:466460

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