Development of a wearable transcranial dc-stimulator for chronic pain management
Dr Hu, Yong (Project coordinator)
wearable transcranial dc-stimulator, chronic pain management
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
HKU Project Code
Innovation and Technology Support Programme (Tier 3)
Chronic pain is a complex symptom, which is the most common symptom to be treated in our clinic. Pain management is a routine clinical practice to allow a person to achieve a high quality of life. Besides pain management by medication and injection, several alternative methods were considered in practice. Safety and effectiveness have been proved by rigors scientific researches in recent 15 years. tDCS is a promising technology that can be proven as an effective, safe and low cost pain relief.