A meta-analysis of site-specific effects of cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation on sensory perception and pain

Bita Vaseghi, Maryam Zoghi, Shapour Jaberzadeh

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Abstract

The primary aim of our meta-analysis was to evaluate the effects of cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (c-tDCS) on sensory and pain thresholds (STh and PTh) in healthy individuals and pain level (PL) in patients with chronic pain. Electronic databases were searched for c-tDCS studies. Methodological quality was evaluated using the PEDro and Downs and Black (D B) assessment tools. C-tDCS of the primary motor cortex (S1) increases both STh (P
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0123873
Number of pages19
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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