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2022 Jun 01

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care



New updates on transcranial magnetic stimulation in chronic pain.


Fernandes A M, Graven-Nielsen T, de Andrade D C
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2022 Jun 01; 16(2):65-70.
PMID: 35639571.


Chronic pain is the most prevalent symptomatic disease worldwide. Nonpharmacological interventions, such as noninvasive neuromodulation (NIN), have gained scientific evidence to support their use as an add-on strategy to pharmacological pain management. The most studied NIN technique is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). This review aims to identify the current indications for rTMS in the treatment of chronic pain and its new perspectives.