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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Trigeminal Neuralgia

2019-10-15 11:11:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective is to establish the feasibility of using TMS for COFP pain management in the interim period before surgery. This will be investigated by comparing the non-intervention group's self-reported pain to those who recieved TMS at several timepoints.

Description

Participants will be randomized to either receive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), Sham-TMS (a non-therapeutic TMS coil which sounds and feels similar to normal TMS), or standard treatment during the weeks of wait time before surgery for chronic orofacial pain (COFP). TMS is a noninvasive, painless magnetic device which, when applied to the head for a few minutes, has been shown to reduce pain in people with COFP. The sham TMS is a sub-therapeutic level of magnetcic stimulation which makes the same sound as normal TMS and causes a similar tingling of the skin.

Both those who receive this new pain intervention and those who do not will be asked to fill out a short online survey about their pain at several points during the study. The survey takes about 10 minutes to fill out and each of the 5 TMS sessions last 10 minutes.

Study Design

Conditions

Facial Pain

Intervention

TMS, sham TMS coil

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Carilion Clinic

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-15T11:11:16-0400

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