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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Feasibility of a Combined Neuromodulation and Yoga Intervention for Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Pain
Principal Investigator:

Amy Herrold

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2020 - November 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $83,333
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Over 340,000 people have incurred a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) as a result of the military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. mTBI leads to a host of poor rehabilitation outcomes including impairments in cognition, physical health, and psychological health. These impairments among people with TBI lead to poor quality of life (QOL). Worsening this clinical picture, the prevalence of chronic pain is estimated to be 51.5% among civilians with TBI and 43.1-70% among Veterans with TBI. Opioid...

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