Interdisciplinary Neurobehavioral Core (INBC)
Medizinische Fakultät Heidelberg

Pain sensitivity

 

Reflex-based analysis

 

  • Plantar (Hargraeves) test

  • Hot / cold plate

  • von Frey test for mechanical sensitivity

  • Tail Flick

 

Non reflex-based analysis

 

  • Dynamic weight bearing test

  • Thermal place preference test

 

Analysis of emotional / motivational behaviors and spontaneous pain

 

  • Conditioned place preference (CPP)

  • Place escape avoidance paradigm (PEAP)

  • Ultrasonic vocalization

 

Novel tests for pain sensitivity

 

  • hole board test

  • LABORAS

  • running wheels

  • open field

  • Catwalk