Five primary sensory categories are assessed: vibration (using a tuning fork), joint position (examiner moves the limb side-to-side and in a downward position), light touch, pinprick, and temperature.
Spinal cord lesions or disease can possibly be detected by pinprick and temperature assessment.
In this case, a mild pain stimulus, such as a pinprick, causes a maximum pain response.
The only pain involved is a momentary pinprick from the needle, and results from the test are usually available in one to two days.
pinprick of light.
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The end of the tunnel is coming in sight; Just ahead you can see a pinprick of light.
Research has shown that the ice is a better method of ascertaining a complete numbness that using a pinprick.
The needles are inserted rapidly into the key acupuncture points, and this should feel like a small pinprick at most.
pinprick hole is made in the iris.
pinprick sensation using a sterile needle.
When the light is emitted there is a sharp sensation of a hot pinprick.
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