Clinical Research on the Efficacy of Acupuncture Treatment in Chronic Low Back Pain
Recruitment status was: Available
This research is planned to build a basis about effect of acupuncture for chronic low back pain with economical efficacy.
It is consisted with two sub research. First,clinical research to know the effect of acupuncture for chronic low back pain will be processed with acclate, randomized, patient, outcome-assessor masking. 130 subjects would be collected and devided into two groups(Experimental and placebo). Experimental group will undergo with real acupunture treatment twice a week, for 6 weeks and acupuncture spots would be selected for each person by clinical specialist. Placebo group will undergo with Park-sham needle and same 8 acupuncture spots would be used for all subjects also twice a week, for 6 weeks. The effect will be accessed by VAS, x-ray, ODI, SF-36, EQ-5D, BDI before and the last treatments.
Second is qualitative research to make a basis through the economic evaluation and satisfaction of acupuncture treatment for chronic low back pain. 15 persons who have been treated at oriental medical hospital for chronic low back pain and 15 in experimental group and 15 in placebo group who participate the clinical research will be collected and through the personal interview, satisfaction about the treatment and economic efficacy will be evaluated.
|Study Type:||Expanded Access What is Expanded Access?|
|Official Title:||Clinical Research on the Efficacy of Acupuncture Treatment in Chronic Low Back Pain|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00815529
|Korea, Republic of|
|East West Neo Medical Center, Kyung-hee university|
|Seoul, Gangdong-Gu, Korea, Republic of, 134-727|
|Principal Investigator:||Mi-yeon Song||Kyunghee University|