Published on in Vol 5, No 3 (2016): Jul-Sept

Optimizing Rehabilitation for Phantom Limb Pain Using Mirror Therapy and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: A Randomized, Double–Blind Clinical Trial Study Protocol

Optimizing Rehabilitation for Phantom Limb Pain Using Mirror Therapy and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: A Randomized, Double–Blind Clinical Trial Study Protocol

Optimizing Rehabilitation for Phantom Limb Pain Using Mirror Therapy and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: A Randomized, Double–Blind Clinical Trial Study Protocol

Camila Bonin Pinto 1*, MSc;  Faddi Ghassan Saleh Velez 1*, MD;  Nadia Bolognini 2, PhD;  David Crandell 3, MD;  Lotfi B Merabet 4, OD, MPH, PhD;  Felipe Fregni 1, MD, PhD, MPH

1 Laboratory of Neuromodulation & Center for Clinical Research Learning, Physics and Rehabilitation Department, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

2 Laboratory of Neuropsychology, IRCSS Istituto Auxologico Italiano,& Department of Psychology, NeuroMi - Milan Center for Neuroscience , University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan , IT

3 Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

4 The Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, US

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Laboratory of Neuromodulation & Center for Clinical Research Learning
  • Physics and Rehabilitation Department
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • 96 13th Street, Charlestown
  • Boston, MA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 617-952-6153
  • Email: Fregni.Felipe@mgh.harvard.edu