Published on in Vol 7, No 10 (2018): October

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/11660, first published .
Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain in Elderly Subjects With Defective Endogenous Pain-Inhibitory Systems: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain in Elderly Subjects With Defective Endogenous Pain-Inhibitory Systems: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain in Elderly Subjects With Defective Endogenous Pain-Inhibitory Systems: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Daniela Regina Brandao Tavares 1, 2, MD;  Jane Erika Frazao Okazaki 1, 2, MD, MSc;  Aline Pereira Rocha 1, MSc;  Marcia Valeria De Andrade Santana 1, 2, MD;  Ana Carolina Pereira Nunes Pinto 1, 3, MSc;  Vinicius Tassoni Civile 1, 4, BPhysio (Hons);  Fania Cristina Santos 2, MSc, MD, PhD;  Felipe Fregni 5, MSc, MPH, MD, PhD;  Virginia Fernandes Moça Trevisani 1, 6, MSc, MD, PhD

1 Department of Evidence-Based Medicine, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, Federal University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo , BR

2 Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology , Federal University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo , BR

3 Department of Biological and Health Sciences, Federal University of Amapá , Amapá , BR

4 Institute of Health Sciences, Paulista University , Sao Paulo , BR

5 Laboratory of Neuromodulation & Center for Clinical Research Learning, Physics and Rehabilitation Department, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

6 Department of Rheumatology, Santo Amaro University , Sao Paulo , BR

Corresponding Author:

  • Felipe Fregni, MSc, MPH, MD, PhD
  • Laboratory of Neuromodulation & Center for Clinical Research Learning, Physics and Rehabilitation Department
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • 96 13th Street, Charlestown
  • Boston, MA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 617 952 6153
  • Email: fregni.felipe@mgh.harvard.edu