‘Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation’ (TMS) A Promising Cure For Chronic Pain as In ‘Central Pain Syndrome’.
An interesting treatment option for ‘Central Pain Syndrome‘ (CPS).
It is said to be effective for treatment-resistant depression and is FDA approved as such (as of 2008).
At least some of the pain in chronic pain scenarios is due to depression. So it is possible that TMS works on pain by tackling the depression.