Massage and Electroacupuncture in Chronic Lumbar Pain

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 31, 2024
  • participants needed
    110
  • sponsor
    University of Thessaly
Updated on 27 November 2021
analgesia
back pain
ropivacaine
spinal cord
massage
pain relieving

Summary

The aim of this study is to evaluate and compare in patients with chronic back pain two therapeutic interventions: a) the combination of massage and electroacupuncture; and b) the application of epidural analgesia in pain, functioning-incompetence, quality of life and mood.

Details
Condition Lumbar Region, Post-Surgical Pain, Massage, electroacupuncture therapy, local anaesthetic, Local Anesthetics, Local anesthesia, Epidural, Anesthesia (Local), Anesthesia, backpain, local anaesthetics, Pain (Pediatric), Chronic Back Pain, epidurals, Pain, backache, local anesthetic, Back Pain, Electroacupuncture
Treatment Epidural analgesia, Electroacupuncture device
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04108546
SponsorUniversity of Thessaly
Last Modified on27 November 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Patients suffering from lumbar pain of benign etiology
Age 20 to 65 years

Exclusion Criteria

Ages over 65 or below 20 years
Neoplasms (benign or malignant etiology)
Contagious or infectious disease
Dermopathy
Pregnancy
Alcohol or drug use
Previous use of epidural analgesia
Systemic opioid use
Severe heart disease
Fever for more than one sessions
Allergy to the oil which will be used and its derivatives
Thrombi or varicose veins
Psychiatric disease
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