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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Julie-Anne Gervais performed the experiments, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Colombe Otis performed the experiments, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Bertrand Lussier performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Martin Guillot analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Francis Beaudry contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Eric Troncy conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Université de Montréal Animal Care and Use Committee (No. rech-1766).

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Université de Montréal Digital Institutional Repository

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

Mémoire Julie-Anne Gervais

https://papyrus.bib.umontreal.ca

Funding

This study was funded (Pr. Eric Troncy) in part by a Pfizer Neuropathic Pain research award (#WS386180) from Pfizer Canada, Inc., by a Discovery grant (#327158–2008, #441651–2013, #386637-2010 (Dr. Francis Beaudry) supporting salaries) and Collaborative Research and Development grants (#RDCPJ 418399–2011, #RDCPJ 491953-2016 supporting operations and salaries in partnership with ArthroLab Inc.) from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, as well as by an ongoing New Opportunities Fund grant (#9483) and a Leader Opportunity Fund grant (#24601), supporting pain/function equipment, from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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