The effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on conditioned pain modulation in healthy older adults

Overview

The purpose of this study is to test and compare the influence of transcranial direct current stimulation over the motor cortex and the cerebellum upon your experience of pain for various painful stimuli, including cold and pressure stimuli.

Description

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of anodal (excitatory) tDCS on pain inhibitory capacity during conditioned pain modulation (CPM) in healthy older adults.

Eligibility

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: healthy
  • Age: Between 55 Years - 79 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria
Do not have diabetes, cardiovascular, or neurological conditions or diseases
Exclusion Criteria
Neurological damage, disease, or dysfunction
Neurological drugs
Chronic opioid use
Current use of narcotics
Current use of tobacco products
Uncontrolled hypertension
Chronic cardiovascular or metabolic disease


Additional Information:
Participants will be compensated for their participation.

Updated on 22 Nov 2022 . Study ID: TX7080

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