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Functioning Disturbance in Chronic Back Pain: Altered Muscle Metabolism

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01593839
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2012 by Oslo University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 8, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 8, 2012
The Research Council of Norway
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oslo University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The main objective of this study is to investigate the muscle metabolism in individuals with chronic non-specific low back pain (CNSLBP) to enhance our understanding of chronic back pain.

Condition or disease
Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pian

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 6 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Functioning Disturbance in Chronic Back Pain: Altered Muscle Metabolism
Study Start Date : May 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2013

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

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

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Persons referred to Hospital of rehabilitation due to chronic non-specific low back pain

The NSCBP group:

  • At least 6 patients will be included in this study.
  • All patients referred to Vestfold Hospital Trust, Kysthospitalet, diagnosed with chronic NSCBP >3 months duration will be invited to participate in the study. The invitation will be in a written form.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • anamnesis of medical or drug abuse,
  • surgery on the musculoskeletal system of the trunk,
  • known congenital malformation of the spine or scoliosis,
  • body mass index > 27 kg/m2,
  • systemic-neurological-degenerative disease,
  • history of stroke,
  • psychiatric disorder,
  • pregnancy and abnormal blood pressure. The subjects will be asked not to use any medications except for paracetamol preparations one week before examination and instructed not to perform any back-straining exercise for 48 h prior to the study, except for ordinary daily working and/or leisure activities.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01593839

Contact: Aage Indahl, PhD, MD (+47)33134045 aage.indahl@siv.no
Contact: Vegard Pihl Moen, PT, MSc (+47)33134097 vegard.pihl.moen@siv.no

Kysthospitalet, Vestfold Hospital Trust Recruiting
Stavern, Norway, 3290
Contact: Aage Indahl, MD, PhD    +4791765888    aage.indahl@siv.no   
Contact: Vegar Phil Moen, MS    +4792438242    Vegar.Phil.Moen@siv.no   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
The Research Council of Norway

Responsible Party: Oslo University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01593839     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 182006/V50
08/5253 Personvernombudet RRHF
First Posted: May 8, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms