Table 5—

Descriptions of positive neuropathic sensory symptoms

NonpainfulPainful
ThickPrickling
StiffTingling
AsleepKnife-like
PricklingElectric shock-like
TinglingSqueezing
Constricting
Hurting
Burning
Freezing
Throbbing
Allodynia
Hyperalgesia
  • *Allodynia: the perception of pain from a nonnoxious stimulus. Adapted from ref. 32.