Suture Embedding Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03685864|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 26, 2018
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Low Back Pain||Other: Suture Embedding Acupuncture Other: Sham Acupuncture||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||130 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Suture Embedding Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized, Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 20, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 31, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 31, 2020|
Experimental: Suture Embedding Acupuncture
Suture Embedding Acupuncture 1 time for two weeks, total 3 times.
Other: Suture Embedding Acupuncture
Suture Embedding Acupuncture at 8 acupoints (both sides of BL23, BL24, BL25, BL37). Receiving intervention 1 time in 2 weeks, and total receive 3 times.
Sham Comparator: Sham acupuncture
Sham Acupuncture 1 time for two weeks, total 3 times.
Other: Sham Acupuncture
Sham Acupuncture at 8 acupoints (both sides of BL23, BL24, BL25, BL37). Receiving intervention 1 time in 2 weeks, and total receive 3 times.
- VAS [ Time Frame: 2 week ]The patients will be asked to mark, on a 10 cm VAS (0, absence of bothersomeness; 10, the worst bothersomeness imaginable)
- Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) [ Time Frame: 2 week ]The self-completed questionnaire contains ten topics concerning intensity of pain, lifting, ability to care for oneself, ability to walk, ability to sit, sexual function, ability to stand, social life, sleep quality, and ability to travel
- EQ-5D [ Time Frame: 2 week ]
In description part, health status is measured in terms of five dimensions (5D); mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort, and anxiety/depression.
In evaluation part, the respondents evaluate their overall health status using the visual analogue scale.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03685864
|Contact: Meng-Huang Wu, PhD||886 2 27372181 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Chien-Huang Lin|
|Taipei medical university hospital||Recruiting|
|Taipei, Taiwan, 110|
|Contact: Meng-Huang Wu, PhD|
|Study Chair:||Chien-Huang Lin, PhD||Taipei Medical University|