Hong You Ge

Summary

Affiliation: Aalborg University
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Latent myofascial trigger points are associated with an increased intramuscular electromyographic activity during synergistic muscle activation
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark Electronic address
    J Pain 15:181-7. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Accelerated muscle fatigability of latent myofascial trigger points in humans
    Hong You Ge
    Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain Med 13:957-64. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Descending pain modulation and its interaction with peripheral sensitization following sustained isometric muscle contraction in fibromyalgia
    H Y Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, DK 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 16:196-203. 2012
  4. pmc Myofascial trigger points: spontaneous electrical activity and its consequences for pain induction and propagation
    Hong You Ge
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg DK 9220, Denmark
    Chin Med 6:13. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of myofascial trigger points in fibromyalgia: the overlap of two common problems
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajersvej 7 D3, Aalborg, DK 9220, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 14:339-45. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Contribution of the local and referred pain from active myofascial trigger points in fibromyalgia syndrome
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain 147:233-40. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The predetermined sites of examination for tender points in fibromyalgia syndrome are frequently associated with myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain 11:644-51. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Increased H-reflex response induced by intramuscular electrical stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acupunct Med 27:150-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Latent myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajersvej 7 D3, Aalborg 9220, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:386-92. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Induction of muscle cramps by nociceptive stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Exp Brain Res 187:623-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Latent myofascial trigger points are associated with an increased intramuscular electromyographic activity during synergistic muscle activation
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark Electronic address
    J Pain 15:181-7. 2014
    ..The increased amplitude of synergistic muscle activation may result in incoherent muscle activation pattern of synergists inducing spatial development of new MTPs and the progress to active MTPs...
  2. doi request reprint Accelerated muscle fatigability of latent myofascial trigger points in humans
    Hong You Ge
    Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain Med 13:957-64. 2012
    ..Muscle fatigue is prevalent in acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions in which myofascial trigger points (MTPs) are involved. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of latent MTPs with muscle fatigue...
  3. doi request reprint Descending pain modulation and its interaction with peripheral sensitization following sustained isometric muscle contraction in fibromyalgia
    H Y Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, DK 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 16:196-203. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that fatiguing contraction may shift descending pain modulation from inhibition towards facilitation and that the effect of descending pain modulation be dependent on peripheral muscle pain sensitivity...
  4. pmc Myofascial trigger points: spontaneous electrical activity and its consequences for pain induction and propagation
    Hong You Ge
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg DK 9220, Denmark
    Chin Med 6:13. 2011
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  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of myofascial trigger points in fibromyalgia: the overlap of two common problems
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajersvej 7 D3, Aalborg, DK 9220, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 14:339-45. 2010
    ..The considerable overlap of MTrPs and FM in pain characteristics and pathophysiology suggests that FM pain is largely due to MTrPs...
  6. doi request reprint Contribution of the local and referred pain from active myofascial trigger points in fibromyalgia syndrome
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain 147:233-40. 2009
    ..Active MTrPs may serve as one of the sources of noxious input leading to the sensitization of spinal and supraspinal pain pathways in FMS...
  7. doi request reprint The predetermined sites of examination for tender points in fibromyalgia syndrome are frequently associated with myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain 11:644-51. 2010
    ..Overall spontaneous pain intensity and pain pattern were recorded before manual identification of MTrPs. Local and referred pain pattern from active MTrPs were drawn following manual palpation at TP sites...
  8. doi request reprint Increased H-reflex response induced by intramuscular electrical stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, Aalborg, Denmark
    Acupunct Med 27:150-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this current study was to explore whether an H-reflex response could be elicited from intramuscular electrical stimulation. If so, to assess the possibility of increased reflex response at MTrPs...
  9. doi request reprint Latent myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajersvej 7 D3, Aalborg 9220, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:386-92. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Induction of muscle cramps by nociceptive stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Exp Brain Res 187:623-9. 2008
    ..These results suggest that latent MTrPs could be involved in the genesis of muscle cramps. Focal increase in nociceptive sensitivity at MTrPs constitutes one of the mechanisms underlying muscle cramps...
  11. doi request reprint Topographical mapping and mechanical pain sensitivity of myofascial trigger points in the infraspinatus muscle
    Hong You Ge
    Centre for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 12:859-65. 2008
    ..To screen for the presence of latent and active myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) in patients with unilateral shoulder and arm pain and perform topographical mapping of mechanical pain sensitivity bilaterally in the infraspinatus muscles...
  12. pmc Reproduction of overall spontaneous pain pattern by manual stimulation of active myofascial trigger points in fibromyalgia patients
    Hong You Ge
    Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajersvej 7, Aalborg, DK 9220, Denmark
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R48. 2011
    ..The current study investigated whether the overall spontaneous FM pain pattern can be reproduced by local and referred pain from active MTPs located in different muscles...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in pain modulation evoked by repeated injections of glutamate into the human trapezius muscle
    Hong You Ge
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg DK 9220, Denmark
    Pain 113:134-40. 2005
    ..In addition, the reduction of PPTs in the local pain area evoked by intramuscular glutamate injection may represent an early process of peripheral pressure hyperalgesia, which is most likely gender independent...
  14. doi request reprint Spatial pain propagation over time following painful glutamate activation of latent myofascial trigger points in humans
    Chao Wang
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain 13:537-45. 2012
    ..05). The results of the present study indicate that nociceptive stimulation of latent MTPs is associated with an early onset of locally enlarged area of mechanical hyperalgesia...
  15. doi request reprint Increased spontaneous electrical activity at a latent myofascial trigger point after nociceptive stimulation of another latent trigger point
    Josué Fernández-Carnero
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin J Pain 26:138-43. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Hypoalgesia in the referred pain areas after bilateral injections of hypertonic saline into the trapezius muscles of men and women: a potential experimental model of gender-specific differences
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin J Pain 22:37-44. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Increased trapezius pain sensitivity is not associated with increased tissue hardness
    Helle Andersen
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain 11:491-9. 2010
    ..A heterogeneous distribution of pressure pain sensitivity and muscle hardness was found in the upper trapezius. The short duration of exercise until exhaustion did not change muscle sensitivity or muscle hardness in asymptomatic muscles...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in temporal characteristics of descending inhibitory control: an evaluation using repeated bilateral experimental induction of muscle pain
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain 110:72-8. 2004
    ..Repeated noxious muscular stimuli may inhibit further build-up of DNIC, which may reflect a mechanism of plasticity of the descending inhibitory systems following recurrent nociceptive barrage for both sexes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Attenuated skin blood flow response to nociceptive stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points
    Yang Zhang
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:325-32. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous modulation of the exteroceptive suppression periods in the trapezius and temporalis muscles by experimental muscle pain
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:1399-408. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the exteroceptive suppression (ES) periods in the trapezius and temporalis muscles could be simultaneously modulated by either experimental trapezius muscle pain or temporalis muscle pain...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hypoalgesia to pressure pain in referred pain areas triggered by spatial summation of experimental muscle pain from unilateral or bilateral trapezius muscles
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D3, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 7:531-7. 2003
    ..The present experimental model might be used for further investigation of descending inhibition related to the spatial characteristics of nociceptive stimuli in humans...
  22. doi request reprint Latent myofascial trigger points are associated with an increased antagonistic muscle activity during agonist muscle contraction
    José Miota Ibarra
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain 12:1282-8. 2011
    ..05). The current study provides the first evidence that increased motor unit excitability is associated with reduced antagonist reciprocal inhibition...
  23. doi request reprint Pressure pain sensitivity mapping in experimentally induced lateral epicondylalgia
    Josué Fernández-Carnero
    Department of Health Science and Technology, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:922-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to apply topographical techniques to investigate changes in pressure pain sensitivity after induction of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) in the elbow region in healthy subjects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Depression of the human nociceptive withdrawal reflex by segmental and heterosegmental intramuscular electrical stimulation
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1626-32. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic facilitation of hyperalgesia evoked from myofascial tender and trigger points in patients with unilateral shoulder pain
    Hong You Ge
    Laboratory for Experimental Pain Research, Department of Health Science and Technology, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, DK 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:1545-50. 2006
    ..To provide evidence for the sympathetic-sensory interaction within a trigger point, which may contribute to local and referred pain and sympathetic symptoms in myofascial pain syndrome...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific differences in electromyographic changes and perceived pain induced by experimental muscle pain during sustained contractions of the upper trapezius muscle
    Hong You Ge
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7 D 3, DK 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Muscle Nerve 32:726-33. 2005
    ..It was concluded that the pain-induced changes in motor control strategies during sustained contractions differ in men and women, which may partly explain gender differences in the incidence of musculoskeletal pain...
  27. ncbi request reprint Spectral moments of mechanomyographic signals recorded with accelerometer and microphone during sustained fatiguing contractions
    Pascal Madeleine
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7D 3, 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
    Med Biol Eng Comput 44:290-7. 2006
    ..Moreover, the characteristics of MMG signals recorded with microphones and accelerometers have important differences, which should be taken into account when comparing results from different studies...
  28. doi request reprint Sustained nociceptive mechanical stimulation of latent myofascial trigger point induces central sensitization in healthy subjects
    Yi Meng Xu
    Laboratory for Musculoskeletal Pain and Motor Control, Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    J Pain 11:1348-55. 2010
    ..72, P = .009) and referred pain area (r = .60, P = .03). Painful stimulation of latent MTrPs can initiate widespread central sensitization. Muscle cramps contribute to the induction of local and referred pain...
  29. pmc Computer work and self-reported variables on anthropometrics, computer usage, work ability, productivity, pain, and physical activity
    Pascal Madeleine
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers 7D, Aalborg, 9220, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:226. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to conduct an explorative analysis on short and long-term pain complaints and work-related variables in a cohort of Danish computer users...
  30. ncbi request reprint Myofascial trigger points in patients with whiplash-associated disorders and mechanical neck pain
    Matteo Castaldo
    Center for Sensory Motor Interaction SMI, Department of Health Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Pain Med 15:842-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate pain patterns and the distribution of myofascial trigger points (MTPs) in whiplash-associated disorders (WADs II and III) as compared with mechanical neck pain (MNP)...