Neuromodulation treats Chikungunya arthralgia: a randomized controlled trial.

Neuromodulation treats Chikungunya arthralgia: a randomized controlled trial.
Related ArticlesNeuromodulation treats Chikungunya arthralgia: a randomized controlled trial. Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 30;8(1):16010 Authors: Silva-Filho E, Okano AH, Morya E, Albuquerque J, Cacho E, Unal G, Bikson M, Pegado R Abstract The Chikungunya (CHIK) virus is epidemic in Brazil, with 170,000 cases in the first half of 2016. More than 60% of patients present relapsing and remitting chronic arthralgia with debilitating pain lasting years. There are no specific therapeutic agents to treat and rehabilitee infected persons with CHIK. Persistent pain can lead to incapacitation, requiring long-term pharmacological treatment. Advances in non-pharmacological treatments are necessary to promote pain relief without ... read more
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