Last updated on February 2020

KLOS Study - Korean Medicine Registry for Low Back Pain Patients a Prospective Observational Multicenter Pilot Study

Brief description of study

The Purpose of this trial is to define the characteristics of the in/outpatients with low back pain in traditional Korean medicine rehabilitation clinic. This information will create a registry that will help us to compare similarities and differences in patients and their symptoms. The more patients the investigators are able to enter into the registry, the more the investigators will be able to understand the low back pain and learn better ways of caring for patients.

Detailed Study Description

KLOS, prospective, multi-center, patient registry pilot study will collaborate with 7 Korean medicine hospitals and plan to recruit low back pain patients into the registry. 150 eligible patients with new episode of LBP who visit Korean medicine hospital without any other treatment history will enroll to the registry. After enrollment, study collect the individual characteristics of patient's status such as pain intensity, LBP related daily disability, anthropometrics, HRQoL at baseline, 30 and 90 days. We also access to the patient's clinical and administrative electronic records to analyze the pattern of patients' resource utilization. Overall, the aims of KLOS are to: 1) explore the general characteristics of new episode of LBP patients and; 2) evaluate the efficacy and safety of various Korean medicine treatments on low back pain based on nationwide registry outcome collecting process.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02418286

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