tDCS Electrode Placements for Pain Management. See Brain Maps Below. Case Studies Cited & Linked to Source.


    Target Behavior




      Anode (+)
    RED Electrode




      Cathode (-) BLACK Electrode



Study (linked)

Reduced migraine pain, Headache Pain Management

Base of neck

(O1 & O2)

Antal (2011) – PDF

Pain reduction / possible increase in impulsiveness

Supra Orbital (FP1 or
Fp2 depending on pain side)

(opposite side)

Mendonca (2011)

The 10-20 International System of Electrode Placement

Placement Maps