Pain Neuroscience Education in Old Adults.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03523949|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 14, 2018
Last Update Posted : May 14, 2018
The primary objectives of this study are to:
- Evaluate the ability of the older adults to understand the biological processes underneath a pain experience.
- Evaluate their ability to modify their behaviors and beliefs about pain and health.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Healthy||Behavioral: PNE||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Study of the Effectiveness of Pain Neuroscience Education in the Elderly.|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||June 1, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 1, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 1, 2019|
Procedure: This educational intervention is based in the latest evidence of pain neuroscience education, used in multiple rehabilitation programs. Its aim is to change the subject's pain understanding, teaching them the biological processes underneath the pain construct, as a mechanism to reduce itself and its related maladaptive thoughts and behaviors.
The PNE will be delivered by a physiotherapist in a single, group-based session.
- Knowledge of Pain Neuroscience. Changes from baseline to immediately after PNE. [ Time Frame: baseline, pre-PNE, immediately after PNE ]Participants will be asked to complete the Neurophysiology of Pain Questionnaire (NPQ) (Spanish version)
- Pain Attitudes. [ Time Frame: baseline, pre-PNE, immediately after PNE ]Participants will be asked to complete the Survey of Pain Attitudes Brief Version (SOPA-B) (Spanish version).
- Pain Catastrophism. [ Time Frame: baseline, pre-PNE, immediately after PNE ]Participants will be asked to complete the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) (Spanish version).
- Pain-related Fear of Movement. [ Time Frame: baseline, pre-PNE, immediately after PNE ]Participants will be asked to complete the Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia (TSK-11) (Spanish version).
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03523949
|Contact: Marc Terradas, Msc||652 948 632 ext +email@example.com|