International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Review Papers | Medicine Science | Nigeria | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

Neuroplastic Changes and Effect of Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Non-Specific Chronic Low Back Pain

Abdulkareem U [2] | Nordin Bin Simbak [2]

Abstract: Neuroplasticity in chronic low back pain occurs as a result of cortical changes due to the chronicity of the condition. Functional imagine studies revealed three basic neuroplastic changes in chronic low back pain which are of clincal important. Transcranial direct current stimulation and Transcranial magnetic stimulation are the two important non invasive method of brain stimulation that are used in chronic pain syndrome, with the former being cheaper, safe and easy to blind. This article will review neuroplastic changes in chronic in chronic low back pain as well as the effectiveness of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation in non-specific chronic low back pain.

Keywords: Chronic Low Back Pain, Anodal Direct Current Stimulation and Neuroplastic Changes

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,

Pages: 1509 - 1513

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