Biofeedback bei Kopfschmerzen

ArticleinDer Schmerz 24(3):279-88; quiz 89 · June 2010with5 Reads
Impact Factor: 1.02 · DOI: 10.1007/s00482-010-0892-4 · Source: PubMed


    Biofeedback is a direct feedback of a physiological function. The aim of biofeedback is to change the physiological function into a required direction. To manage this, the physiological function has to be fed back visually or acoustically and it has to be perceived consciously. Biofeedback as a therapeutic practice derives from behavioural therapy and can be used in the context of behavioural interventions. Biofeedback has proved to be successful in non-medical treatment of pain. According to more recent meta-analyses biofeedback reveals high evidence in the treatment of migraine or tension-type headache. In these headaches biofeedback procedures are considered highly effective.