Reflex Mechanisms in CRPS-Related Dystonia

Winfred Mugge*, Jacobus J. van Hilten, Frans C.T. van der Helm, Alfred C. Schouten

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the pathophysiology of fixed dystonia (i.e., sustained muscle contractions resulting in abnormal postures) in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome from an engineering point of view. Although the mechanisms are still elusive, the evidence implicating involvement of aberrant muscle force feedback is compelling. A neuromuscular model with aberrant muscle force feedback successfully mimicked fixed dystonia while results of several experiments point to involvement of muscle force feedback.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiosystems and Biorobotics
PublisherSpringer
Pages622-626
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-01845-0
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-01844-3
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print/First online - 16 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes
Event4th International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation, ICNR 2018: Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation III - Pisa, Italy
Duration: 16 Oct 201820 Oct 2018
Conference number: 4
http://www.icnr2018.org/

Publication series

NameBiosystems and Biorobotics
Volume21
ISSN (Print)2195-3562
ISSN (Electronic)2195-3570

Conference

Conference4th International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation, ICNR 2018
Abbreviated titleICNR
CountryItaly
CityPisa
Period16/10/1820/10/18
Internet address

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    Mugge, W., van Hilten, J. J., van der Helm, F. C. T., & Schouten, A. C. (2019). Reflex Mechanisms in CRPS-Related Dystonia. In Biosystems and Biorobotics (pp. 622-626). (Biosystems and Biorobotics; Vol. 21). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01845-0_124