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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 127636, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/127636
Research Article

Lumbar Facet Joint Compressive Injury Induces Lasting Changes in Local Structure, Nociceptive Scores, and Inflammatory Mediators in a Novel Rat Model

1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, HSC 4N35, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
2Division of Research, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, 6100 Leslie Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M2H 3J1
3Department of Biochemistry, Rush University Medical Center, Cohn Research BD 516, 1735 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
4Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Cohn Research BD 516, 1735 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
5Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Cohn Research BD 516, 1735 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL 60612, USA

Received 30 January 2012; Accepted 9 April 2012

Academic Editor: Howard Smith

Copyright © 2012 James L. Henry et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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