, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp 211–229 | Cite as

Electroneuromyographic studies of pain sensitivity


We analyze the published information on the techniques of studies of pain sensitivity using objective electroneuromyographic approaches and the results of these studies. In particular, we describe works where the H reflex, nociceptive flexor and blinking reflexes, and exteroceptive suppression of voluntary muscle activity were examined. Some aspects of using somatosensory evoked potentials in the studies of pain phenomena are also discussed.


electroneuromyography pain sensitivity H reflex nociceptive flexor reflex exteroceptive suppression blinking reflex somatosensory evoked potentials 


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  1. 1.Vernadskii Tavricheskii National UniversitySimferopol’Ukraine

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