Increased pain sensitivity, postural abnormalities, and functional balance impairment in obstructive lung disease compared to healthy subjects

Vardar-Yagli N., SAĞLAM M., Calik-Kutukcu E., Inal-Ince D., Arikan H., ÇÖPLÜ L.

HEART & LUNG, vol.48, no.4, pp.351-355, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2018.12.009
  • Journal Name: HEART & LUNG
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.351-355
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Recent reports have identified pain as a comorbidity in obstructive lung diseases, but data regarding pain in certain obstructive lung diseases such as COPD and bronchiectasis vs. healthy controls and differences in pain between these chronic lung diseases are limited.