Effects of visual illusion and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord injury: A randomised controlled cross-over trial


ÖZKUL Ç., KILINÇ M., Yildirim S. A. , Topcuoglu E. Y. , Akyuz M.

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.28, no.4, pp.709-719, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-140573
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.709-719
  • Keywords: Neuropathic pain, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, visual illusion, physical therapy, TURKISH VERSION, VALIDATION, RELIABILITY, MANAGEMENT, INTENSITY, INVENTORY, VALIDITY, LEVEL, SCALE, DN4
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is a common consequence of spinal cord injury (SCI). No therapeutic drugs or drug groups are proven to be superior for neuropathic pain and treatments only aim to convert pain from dull to tolerable levels and not to remove it.