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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00652236
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Study was terminated according the study protocol end of 2007)
First Posted : April 3, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Information provided by:
Klinik Valens

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Low Back Pain Other: Physiotherapy

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 174 participants
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
Study Start Date : January 2006
Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Study Completion Date : February 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
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



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. cost- effectiveness [ Time Frame: 3 year follow-up ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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

Additional Information:
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
First Posted: April 3, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008

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