Clinical Trial Details

NCT ID: NCT00254111
Date Last Changed: November 14, 2005


Research Study Summary

A clinical research study of Ultra Probe Laser System for the treatment of Osteoarthritis

Research Study Title

Ultra Probe Laser System Osteoarthritis of the Hand Clinical Study.


The purpose of this study is to determine whether low level light therapy is effective in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hand, when the treatment is applied to the hand by an individual in his or her own home.

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Recruitment Details

Both Male and Female
18 and up
Overall Status
Lead Sponsor
TriTech Manufacturing
Facility Type


Both Male and Female ages 18 Years and up

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical and radiographic diagnosis of osteoarthritis of the hand.

  • Hand symptoms such as pain, aching and stiffness present across the prior six months.

  • Willingness to use only Tylenol to relieve hand symptoms during the study.

  • Primary spoken language is English.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current use of narcotics, opiates, morphine, steroids.

  • Previous surgery to the hand.

  • Infection or wound in the hand.

  • Involvement in litigation, worker's compensation claim or receiving disability benefits because of osteoarthritis of the hand.

  • Participation in a research study during the prior 90 days.

  • Pregnant or lactating.

Site Locations (3)

Country State City Zip Facility and Contact
United States Arizona Phoenix 85014 Proctology Associates
Rick A Shacket, M.D.

Rick A Shacket, M.D.
Principal Investigator
United States California Long Beach 90803 Advanced Wellness Center
Mark deDubovay, D.C.

Mark deDubovay, D.C.
Principal Investigator
United States Minnesota Bloomington 55437 Advanced Chiropractic
Dennis Lenselink, DC

Dennis Lenselink, DC
Principal Investigator

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