Pain when walking: individual sensory profiles in the foot soles of torture victims - a controlled study using quantitative sensory testing

Prip K(1), Persson AL, Sj√∂lund BH. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2012 Dec 31;12:40. doi: 10.1186/1472-698X-12-40.

Study testing sensory function of the foot soles between groups of torture victims with or without exposure to falanga (beatings under the feet). Compared to matched controls the torture victims had hyperalgesia to deep mechano-nociceptive stimuli and hypoesthesia to non-noxious cutaneous stimuli.

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