Brain-Related Chronic Pain Disorder Treatment Method and Apparatus
A method for treating brain-related chronic pain disorders in human subjects includes assessing the brain function of a subject suffering from chronic pain, diagnosing a chronic pain-related abnormal brain condition, and mitigating the abnormal brain activity by applying an electrical stimulation signal to tissues corresponding to at least one area of abnormal brain activity.
Hargrove, Jeffrey; Ford, Robert M.; and Beranek, Buckley D., "Brain-Related Chronic Pain Disorder Treatment Method and Apparatus" (2009). Mechanical Engineering Patents. 6.