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Sciatica Clinical Trials

A listing of Sciatica medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (20) clinical trials

The Association Between Proinflammatory Cytokines Microbial Infection and Clinical Manifestation in Sciatica Patients

The clinical manifestation of disc degeneration and/or disc herniation can be low back pain and/or sciatica. The patterns of sensory and motor signs and symptoms that develop after neuropathy vary between individual patients with disc degeneration and/or disc herniation. The expression of these sensory signs (hyperalgesia, allodynia, and sensory loss), ...

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Aromatherapy Randomization of Pain Management in Adults

SPECIFIC AIMS This study aims to research the use of aromatherapy for pain control in the emergency department, specifically, acute back pain. Aromatherapy, particularly Rose Essential Oil (Rosa damascena) has been studied in recent literature and shown to be effective versus placebos for the control of acute pain with lasting ...

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Efficacy and Mechanism of Acupuncture for Chronic Sciatica Using fMRI

Clinical research to assess the effect of acupuncture for chronic sciatica on pain and emotional disorder will be processed with randomized, patient-assessor blinding, and sham-acupuncture controlled study design. Sixty eight subjects would be collected and divided into two groups(experimental and placebo, 34 subjects each). Experimental group will undergo with real ...

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Ultrasound-guided Lumbar Periradicular Injection: a Non Irradiating Infiltration Technique

Foraminal periradicular infiltrations for therapeutic purposes are currently recognized as an integral part of the treatment of radiculalgia, particularly in case of radiculalgia refractory to a well-conducted initial treatment, in combination with the rehabilitation and education of the patient. The incidence of low back pain, lumbar pain or pure radiculalgia ...

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Effectiveness and Safety of Korean Medicine for Lumbar Stenosis Patients With Sciatica

This is a prospective study to the aim of investigating the effectiveness and safety in patients with neurogenic claudication diagnosed as lumbar stenosis by lumbar MRI and receiving integrative Korean medicine treatment (herbal medicine, Chuna manipulation, bee venom pharmacopuncture and pharmacopuncture, acupuncture, electroacupuncture, and cupping) at 3 locations of Jaseng ...

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Prolotherapy Versus Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI) for Lumbar Pain Radiating to the Leg

The primary goal of the study is to investigate the long term efficacy of prolotherapy for patients with LBP referring to the leg. The secondary goal is to compare this efficacy with that of epidural steroids. The reason for exploring options other than ESI is that the latter have proved ...

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Efficacy of Acupuncture for Discogenic Sciatica

Background: Sciatica is primarily caused by herniated discs with nerve-root compression. Acupuncture may effectively relieve the pain of discogenic sciatica, but the evidence is limited. Methods/Design: Sixty patients with discogenic sciatica will be recruited and randomized to receive acupuncture or sham-acupuncture at a 1:1 ratio. Patients in both groups will ...

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Prediction of Inter-individual Differences in the Response to Morphine Versus Milnacipran in Patients With Sciatica

Clinical, psychophysical, behavioral or genetic factor will predict the response to opioid treatment in patients with chronic neuropathic pain.


Ultrasound-guided Caudal or Interlaminar Corticosteroid Epidural Injection for Sciatica

An open-label randomized trial conducted in one centre to compare the efficacy of ultrasound-guided caudal and interlaminar corticosteroid injections for the treatment of lumbar disk herniation-related sciatica. 30 male and female patients will be included in each group. The primary outcome measure will be a 30% decrease in lower limbs ...


Management Strategies for Patients With Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Low back pain (LBP) is a common and costly condition. When accompanied by sciatica, risks for persistent disability and future invasive treatments increase. Most patients with LBP and sciatica enter the healthcare system in primary care. Optimal primary care management is currently unclear and little data are available to assist ...