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The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in elderly with pain due to knee osteoarthritis. The researchers suppose that there will be a decrease in pain levels with active stimulation, when compared to sham stimulation.
Active Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), Sham Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)
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Federal University of São Paulo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-04-18T05:53:21-0400
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A technique of brain electric stimulation therapy which uses constant, low current delivered via ELECTRODES placed on various locations on the scalp.
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