Interactions between Pain and the Motor Cortex

People are generally aware that pain can interact with motor performance, but pain-related motor dysfunctions are often put down to pain caused by the movement or fear of re-injury (e.g., fear-avoidance behaviors). The reality of things, however, is much more complex, and in a recent review paper (Mercier & Léonard, 2011; see also Bank et al. … [Read more...]