Last updated on January 2019

Examining Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Pain Sensation

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Low Back Pain
  • Age: Between 21 - 70 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Lower back pain (LBP) for more than 3 months
  • A minimal pain level of 3 on the 0-10 pain numerical rating scale (NRS) in the last 7 days
  • Can read and understand English.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Nerve root compression that resulted in numbness or decrease in sensation in the areas for the pain sensitivity tests as reported by the subject
  • cervical or thoracic pain as a main complaint
  • spinal pathologies such as fracture, tumor, infection, and severe inflammation
  • severe spinal deformity
  • severe cardiovascular and neurological diseases
  • cancer
  • history of spinal surgery
  • currently seeking active treatments for LBP other than medications
  • resting blood pressure more than 160/90 mmHg 49
  • currently taking blood thinning medications
  • uncontrolled diabetes
  • cannot have blood pressure taken
  • participated in a similar trial in the past

Recruitment Status: Open

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