Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Effects of Low-frequency Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on Central Pain Modulation A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial


Kocyigit F., AKALIN E., GEZER N. S., Orbay O., Kocyigit A., ADA E.

CLINICAL JOURNAL OF PAIN, vol.28, no.7, pp.581-588, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ajp.0b013e31823c2bd7
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL JOURNAL OF PAIN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.581-588
  • Keywords: pain, transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation, functional magnetic resonance imaging, ANTERIOR CINGULATE CORTEX, HUMAN BRAIN, PERCEPTION, RESPONSES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is an analgesic current that is used in many acute and chronic painful states. The aim of this study was to investigate central pain modulation by low-frequency TENS.