Sensory Symptoms

Sensory symptoms may include allodyniahyperalgesia, threat of touch/conflict allodynia and hyperaesthesia.

Warning: The patient may not tell you about these symptoms unless you ask. Top Tip:  Acknowledging and explaining an abnormal sensation to the patient can help establish a rapport and reassure them that you recognise these symptoms. (See also patient examples)

The aim of treatment is to normalise abnormal or painful skin sensation. Treatment methods are described below