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Influence of Painphysiolgy Education on the Pain Inhibition in Fibromyalgia

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00857740
First Posted: March 9, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2010
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Information provided by:
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether education about the neurophysiology of pain is able to improve central pain inhibition in patients with Fibromyalgia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Fibromyalgia Behavioral: Education Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Influence of Painphysiolgy Education on the Pain Inhibition in Fibromyalgia

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Further study details as provided by Vrije Universiteit Brussel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diffuse noxious inhibitory control [ Time Frame: baseline, 14 days and 3 months follow-up ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • pain pressure thresholds [ Time Frame: baseline, 14 days and 3 months follow-up ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Education
    Education about the neurophysiology of pain
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnose fibromyalgia
  • Widespread pain
  • Dutch speaking
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Belgium
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussels, Belgium, 1500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Doctoranda Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dra. Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00857740     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BUN B14320084324
First Submitted: March 6, 2009
First Posted: March 9, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2010
Last Verified: March 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fibromyalgia
Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases