Neuropathic pain such as trigeminal or phantom limb pain originates within the nervous system itself. Usually, this type of pain is treated by actively stimulating the motor cortex. Pain relief often occurs after the first TMS treatment and can last for several weeks.
Treatment of Chronic Pain with TMS
- up to 10 sessions, 1 session per day
- between 10 and 24 minutes
- Motor cortex
Prognosis: + + + + +