Impact of a Course on Stress Reduction (YOGA)

This study has been terminated.
(Unable to keep patients attending yoga sessions)
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
McMaster University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00902863
First received: May 12, 2009
Last updated: May 6, 2010
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

This project seeks to measure the effectiveness of a course in self-management strategies (including yoga, mindfulness, and breathing exercises). The course will be provided by a certified yoga instructor to patients being followed at the Pain Management Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS).


Condition Intervention
Chronic Pain
Behavioral: YOGA

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: The Impact of a Course on Stress Reduction Techniques on Satisfaction, Stress, Performance, and Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Pain

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Further study details as provided by McMaster University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Performance and Satisfaction using Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain relief using VAS and pain scores [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 5
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2010
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: YOGA patients
Patients assessed for chronic pain at our Pain Management Centre
Behavioral: YOGA
Patients with chronic pain will undergo a six week course of YOGA

Detailed Description:

The Pain Management Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences is organizing a course in stress reduction techniques for patients with chronic pain. The Pain Centre has arranged for a local certified yoga instructor to lead a 6-week course that she has developed for our specific patient population. The course will include self-management strategies for pain control, such as breathing exercises, yoga poses, and mindfulness meditation. Standardized questionnaires and a semi-structured interview to record baseline and post-course outcomes. The study will involve the following questionnaires/surveys/interviews: 1) Canadian Occupational Performance Measure, 2) Perceived Stress Scale, 3) Burckhardt Quality of Life Scale, 4) Visual Analog Score, and 5) written questions concerning patient demographics, the patient's chronic pain condition, and their satisfaction with the course. The participants would be asked to fill out questionnaires at three different times: 1) baseline data collected within two weeks of starting course, 2) short-term outcome data within two weeks of completing course, and 3) long-term outcome data four to six months after the course.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients have a history of moderate to severe chronic pain

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-English speaking patients
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00902863

Locations
Canada, Ontario
Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lori Olivieri, M.D. Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Dr. Lori Olivieri, Hamilton Health Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00902863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-070
Study First Received: May 12, 2009
Last Updated: May 6, 2010
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Keywords provided by McMaster University:
chronic pain
mindfulness
yoga
quality of life
stress

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