Quantification of the effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation with functional magnetic resonance imaging: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study.

KARA M., ÖZÇAKAR L., GÖKÇAY D., Ozcelik E., Yorubulut M., Guneri S., ...More

Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, vol.91, no.8, pp.1160-5, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.04.023
  • Journal Name: Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1160-5
  • Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome, Magnetic resonance imaging, Rehabilitation, Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation, CARPAL-TUNNEL-SYNDROME, SOMATOSENSORY CORTICAL PLASTICITY, CENTRAL SENSITIZATION, BRAIN RESPONSES, PAIN, ACTIVATION, FMRI, MODULATION, MECHANISMS, SEVERITY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To evaluate the effects of transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) by using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).