Volume 2 Issue 3 (2009)
Journal of Pain Management


Editors-in-Chief: Patricia Schofield and Joav Merrick
ISSN: 1939-5914
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Double column, Softcover

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Brain stimulation in the treatment of pain

Edited by Helena Knotkova, Ricardo A. Cruciani, Patricia Schofield and Joav Merrick


Brain stimulation in the treatment of chronic pain
Helena Knotkova, Ricardo A. Cruciani, and Joav Merrick

Review Articles

Brain changes related to chronic pain: Implications for stimulation treatment
Herta Flor

Introduction to electrotherapy technology
Marom Bikson, Abhishek Datta, Maged Elwassif, Varun Bansal and Angel V. Peterchev

Principles and mechanisms of transcranial magnetic stimulation
Monica A. Perez and Leonardo G. Cohen

Principle and mechanisms of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)
Andrea Antal, Walter Paulus, and Michael A. Nitsche

Non-invasive brain stimulation approaches to fibromyalgia pain
Baron Short, Jeffrey J. Borckardt, Mark George, Will Beam, and Scott T. Reeves

Non-invasive brain stimulation therapy for the management of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Ricardo A. Cruciani, Santiago Esteban, Una Sibirceva, and Helena Knotkova

Safety of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in protocols involving human subjects
Arun Sundaram, Veronika Stock, Ricardo A. Cruciani, and Helena Knotkova

The potential role of brain stimulation in the management of postoperative pain
Jeffrey J. Borckardt, Scott Reeves, and Mark S. George

Deep brain stimulation for chronic pain
Morten L. Kringelbach, Erlick A.C. Pereira, Alexander L. Green, Sarah L.F. Owen, and Tipu Z. Aziz

Invasive treatment of chronic neuropathic pain syndromes: Epidural stimulation of the motor cortex
Dirk Rasche and Volker M. Tronnie

Electrical stimulation of primary motor cortex for intractable neuropathic deafferentation pain
Youichi Saitoh

Brain stimulation for the treatment of pain: A review of costs, clinical effects, and mechanisms of treatment for three different central neuromodulatory approaches
Soroush Zaghi, Nikolas Heine, and Felipe Fregni

Original Article

Efficacy of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for the treatment of fibromyalgia: Results of a randomized, sham-controlled longitudinal clinical trial
Angela Valle, Suely Roizenblatt, Sueli Botte, Soroush Zaghi, Marcelo Riberto, Sergio Tufik, Paulo S Boggio, and Felipe Fregni

Case Report

Cathodal tDCS over the somatosensory cortex relieved chronic neuropathic pain in a patient with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS/RSD)
Helena Knotkova, Peter Homel, and Ricardo A. Cruciani

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