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Research Papers

New Hope for Sufferers of Chronic Pain by Othmer S

Pain is one of several sensory systems that keep us apprised of the status of our bodies. As we hurry through our daily lives, we usually view pain at the very least as an inconvenience, if not a major disruption. It’s fortunate that we have our pain sensors-they provide a valuable warning to us that we need to stop and take care of ourselves.

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Research Papers

Neurofeedback Treatment for Pain Associated with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I (abs.) by Jensen MP Ph.D., Grierson C R.N., Tracy-Smith V Ph.D., Bacigalupi SC M.A., Othmer SF Ph.D.

If an individual can learn to directly control activation of localized regions within the brain, this approach might provide control over the neurophysiological mechanisms that mediate behavior and cognition and could potentially provide a different route for treating disease

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Control Over Brain Activation and Pain Learned by Using Real-Time Functional MRI by deCharms RC, Maeda F, Glover GH, Ludlow D, Pauly JM, Soneji D, Gabrieli JD, Mackey SC

If an individual can learn to directly control activation of localized regions within the brain, this approach might provide control over the neurophysiological mechanisms that mediate behavior and cognition and could potentially provide a different route for treating disease.

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Controlled EEG Alpha Feedback Training in Normals and Headache Patients (author’s translation) by Lehmann D, Lang W, Debruyne P

Headache patients and healthy controls underwent alpha-EEG feedback training in 12 sessions. The present study does not support the literature which reports alpha increase by feedback training.

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Case Study of Trigeminal Neuralgia Using Neurofeedback and Peripheral Biofeedback by Sime A, LCSW

Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by brief episodes of extremely intense facial pain often radiating down the jaw. These episodes can occur spontaneously or be triggered by light touch, chewing or changes in temperature.

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A Retrospective, Follow-up Study of Biofeedback-Assisted Relaxation Therapy in Patients with Post-Traumatic Headache by Ham LP and Packard RC

Although biofeedback in the treatment of migraine and tension-type headache has been widely researched, there is little research examining biofeedback therapy in posttraumatic headache (PTH).

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Treatment of Fibromyalgia Incorporating EEG-Driven Stimulation: A Clinical Outcomes Study by Mueller HH, Donaldson CC, Nelson DV, Layman M

Thirty patients from a private clinical practice who met the 1990 American College of Rheumatology criteria for fibromyalgia syndrome (FS) were followed prospectively through a brainwave-based intervention known as electroencephalograph (EEG)-driven stimulation or EDS.

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Self-regulation of Slow Cortical Potentials in Children with Migraine: An Exploratory Study by Siniatchkin M, Hierundar A, Kropp P, Kuhnert R, Gerber WD, Stephani U

Migraine patients are characterized by increased amplitudes of slow cortical potentials (SCPs), representing pronounced excitability of cortical networks. The present study investigated the efficiency of biofeedback training of SCPs in young migraineurs.

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Neurofeedback Training in Chronic Pain Associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Affective Disturbance: A Case Study by Ibric VL and Jacobs MS read full text

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