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Lower Back Pain Clinical Trials

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


Found (142) clinical trials

Study on Magnetic Field Therapy to Improve Chronic Lumbar Pain

DESIGN: This is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study which will consist of two treatment groups. Treated subjects will receive a static/permanent magnetic flex pad with a nominal strength of less than 1000 Gauss. Control subjects will receive physically identical flex pad without magnet with a nominal surface field strength of ...


E-STIM Trial: Comparing the Efficacy of the Empi Select TENS to a Control for the Treatment of Chronic Lower Back Pain

The E-STIM Trial is designed to collect data on the efficacy of the Empi Select Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) device for the treatment of chronic low back pain. This clinical trial is a non-significant risk, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled 12-week trial involving the commercially available Empi Select TENS device for ...

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Traditional Acupuncture and Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling and Acupressure for Chronic Low Back Pain

The purpose of this study is to compare the therapeutic effects of acupuncture using traditional acupoints and Ashi points with myofascial trigger points superficial dry needling and acupressure, followed by postisometric stretching of the appropriate muscles, in the treatment of patients with chronic mechanical low back pain.

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Effect of Interventions in Return to Work for Patients With Neck and Low Back Pain

Background: Norway has the highest sickness absence of the Scandinavian countries, with a cost of about 40 milliard kr each year. In addition about 500 000 receive rehabilitation or disability pension comprising a cost of 75 milliard kr. Musculoskeletal pain is the most common cause of sickness absence and among ...

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Reliability of Four Questionnaires Used on a Low Back Pain Population

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a highly prevalent health condition, and the leading cause of years lived with disability both globally and in Denmark. In the majority of patients with CLBP, no underlying pathology or cause can be identified and CLBP is acknowledged to be multifactorial. CLBP is defined ...

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Mind-body Treatments for Chronic Back Pain

Participants with chronic back pain will complete an online prescreen. They will then be randomized to one of two different studies: a placebo vs. waitlist study or a psychotherapy vs. waitlist study, with randomization stratified on pain intensity, age, gender, and opioid use. Participants will then complete an in-person eligibility ...

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Radial Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain

Non-specific low back pain is defined as low back pain not attributable to a recognizable, known specific pathology (e.g., infection, tumour, osteoporosis, fracture, structural deformity, inflammatory disorder, radicular syndrome, or cauda equina syndrome). It is second only to the common cold as the most common affliction of mankind and is ...

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Quality of Life Outcomes in Spinal Cord Stimulation

This is a prospective cohort study for patients who will be undergoing implantation of spinal cord stimulator for pain. All patient will have implantation done at University Hospital Newark or Newark Beth Israel. The data points that will be collected will be the patient's weight, BMI, and detailed questionnaires regarding ...

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Nonspecific Low Back Pain in Association With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Introduction/Background. Nonspecific low back pain (NSLBP) is a very prevalent medical condition (84% of the general population has suffered from it throughout its lifetime). Its prevalence stands out in individuals with respiratory disease, especially in subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Even if there are many theories that create ...

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Patient-Centered Pain Care Using Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Health Tools

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most effective treatments for chronic low back pain. However, only half of Veterans have access to trained CBT therapists, and program expansion is costly. Moreover, VA CBT programs consist of 10 weekly hour-long sessions delivered using an approach that is out-of-sync with ...

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