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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014


Study of Sensory, Pain Thresholds and Pain Tolerance in Persons with Visual Impairment

Anu Arora, Mansi Joshi


Abstract: Aim and Introduction: It is often assumed that persons with visual impairment have a better sensory perception this ability helps them to perceive the environment better. To objectively study this assumption we carried out a study on sensory, pain thresholds and pain tolerance in persons with visual impairment. Materials and Methods: An electrodiagnostic stimulator was used to assess the sensory threshold, pain threshold and pain tolerance using a standard procedure. Result: The sensory and pain threshold, and the pain tolerance in persons with visual impairment was found 3.66 + 4, 8.35+ 4.14, 13.19+4.93 respectively as compared to 9.96 + 2.7, 13.13+ 2.62, 15.41+ 2.88, respectively in subjects with normal vision. On statistical analysis these results were found to be statistically significant (p


Keywords: Sensory perception, Sensory threshold, Pain threshold, Pain tolerance, Persons With Visual Impairment


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014,


Pages: 984 - 987


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Anu Arora, Mansi Joshi, "Study of Sensory, Pain Thresholds and Pain Tolerance in Persons with Visual Impairment", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=20141191, Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014, 984 - 987

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