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Human Studies

2020 Jun 01

Pain Med



Analgesic Effects of Directed Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Acute Neuropathic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury.


Zhao C-G, Sun W, Ju F, Wang H, Sun X-L, Mou X, Yuan H
Pain Med. 2020 Jun 01; 21(6):1216-1223.
PMID: 31722404.


Central neuropathic pain (CNP) often appears following spinal cord injury (SCI), but current treatments are not always successful. In this study, we evaluated the analgesic effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) applied over the hand area of the motor cortex in patients with acute CNP after SCI.