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Table 1 Classification criteria for NSAP

From: An investigation of somatosensory profiles in work related upper limb disorders: a case-control observational study protocol

DEFINITION NSAP SYMPTOMS SIGNS
Pain in the arm in the absence of a specific diagnosis or pathology Pain in the forearm and failure to meet the diagnostic criteria of specific disorders
Symptoms may include:
Loss of function
Weakness in arms and hands
Cramp
Muscle tenderness
Allodynia
Slowing of fine movements Clumsiness
Absence of signs of a specific pathology that correlates with area of pain.
  1. Boocock et al., 2009