Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for the Management of Neuropathic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury: A Meta-Analysis

Mehta et al 2015. Spinal Cord.

  • A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) applied in patients with neuropathic pain caused by spinal cord injury.
  • Based on 5 studies; 4 randomised, controlled trials, and 1 prospective controlled trial.
  • TDCS had a significant effect in reducing neuropathic pain, but the effect did not last until follow-up.

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