Influence of Painphysiolgy Education on the Pain Inhibition in Fibromyalgia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00857740
First received: March 6, 2009
Last updated: July 7, 2010
Last verified: March 2009
  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
Phase 0

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, 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 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • pain pressure thresholds [ Time Frame: baseline, 14 days and 3 months follow-up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

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

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dra. Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00857740     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BUN B14320084324
Study First Received: March 6, 2009
Last Updated: July 7, 2010
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014