Transcranial direct current stimulation and exercises for treatment of chronic temporomandibular disorders: a blind randomised-controlled trial.

@article{Oliveira2015TranscranialDC,
  title={Transcranial direct current stimulation and exercises for treatment of chronic temporomandibular disorders: a blind randomised-controlled trial.},
  author={Luciana Mattos Barros Oliveira and Tiago da Silva Lopes and Carla Cristiane Santos Soares and Rage Weidner Maluf and Bruno Teixeira Goes and Katia Nunes S{\'a} and Abrah{\~a}o Fontes Baptista},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={723-32}
}
To evaluate the effect of adding transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to exercises for chronic pain, dysfunction and quality of life in subjects with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Participants were selected based on the RDC/TMD criteria and assessed for pain intensity, pressure pain threshold over temporomandibular joint and cervical muscles and quality of life. After initial assessment, all individuals underwent a 4-week protocol of exercises and manual therapy, together with… CONTINUE READING