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Influence of Painphysiolgy Education on the Pain Inhibition in Fibromyalgia

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00857740
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 8, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fibromyalgia Behavioral: Education Early Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
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
Study Start Date : March 2009
Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Study Completion Date : June 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fibromyalgia
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Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Education
    Education about the neurophysiology of pain


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

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


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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

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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

Responsible Party: Dra. Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00857740     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BUN B14320084324
First Posted: March 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
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