Cost of Long Term Disability in Patients With Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain

This study has been terminated.
(Study was terminated according the study protocol end of 2007)
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Information provided by:
Klinik Valens
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00652236
First received: March 27, 2008
Last updated: March 31, 2008
Last verified: March 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of the study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of a function-centred treatment (FCT) compared with a pain-centred treatment (PCT) in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) in an in-patient setting. Follow-up lasted three years. Direct and indirect costs were recorded by questionnaires sent to health insurances, employers and Swiss Disability Insurance Company.


Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Other: Physiotherapy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Cost of Long Term Disability in Patients With Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain. Three-Year Follow up of a Randomized Trial

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Further study details as provided by Klinik Valens:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • cost- effectiveness [ Time Frame: 3 year follow-up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 174
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
FCT
Patients passing a function- centred rehabilitation
Other: Physiotherapy
The two groups passed an in-patient rehabilitation and a physiotherapy: FCT function-centred vs. PCT pain-centred
PCT
Patients passing a pain-centred rehabilitation
Other: Physiotherapy
The two groups passed an in-patient rehabilitation and a physiotherapy: FCT function-centred vs. PCT pain-centred

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Tertiary rehabilitaton centre

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic low back pain, sick leave of 6 weeks during the last 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not able to perform a training program
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00652236

Locations
Switzerland
Rehabilitationszentrum Klinik Valens
Valens, SG, Switzerland, CH- 7317
Sponsors and Collaborators
Klinik Valens
University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Stefan Bachmann, MD Rehabilitationszentrum Klinik Valens
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Bachmann Stefan, MD, Vice Head of Departement of Rheumatology, Rehabilitationszentrum Klinik Valens, CH- 7317 Valens
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00652236     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 405340-111500
Study First Received: March 27, 2008
Last Updated: March 31, 2008
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by Klinik Valens:
Low back pain
Economics
Cost-effectiveness

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014