Quality of Life and Acupuncture on Chronic Pain: A Randomized Study Before and After Performing

This study has been terminated.
(This study was completed.)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tahereh Fathi Najafi, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01651338
First received: July 17, 2012
Last updated: July 25, 2012
Last verified: July 2012

July 17, 2012
July 25, 2012
January 2009
August 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
quality of life improvement [ Time Frame: up to 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Quality of Life and Acupuncture on Chronic Pain: A Randomized Study Before and After Performing
Islamic Azad University and Dr Sadre Nabavi Clinic

Chronic pains can affect the life quality. This study has performed in the first time in Mashhad.The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of acupuncture on the life quality of 150 patients who suffered from chronic pain. Some people like performing acupuncture because they believed it's free of risks and beneficial.

In order to achieve this purpose, we had examined the life quality of the patients before and after acupuncture. This study was randomly performed on 150 patients aged between 17-75. They were suffering from chronic pain.

The questionnaire is based on WHO QOL. The questionnaires were filled out once before acupuncture and once 12 weeks after it.

This study was completed on time.

Interventional
Phase 2
Phase 3
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Chronic Pain
Procedure: acupuncture
The patients went through acupuncture for 8 -10 sessions and either once or two times a week. The number and the place of needles were 8 -12 for each patient which were located on the right place.
Experimental: accupuncture,
The patients went through acupuncture for 8 -10 sessions and either once or two times a week. The number and the place of needles were 8 -12 for each patient which were located on the right place.
Intervention: Procedure: acupuncture
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Terminated
150
January 2010
August 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • aged between 17 - 75 years old,
  • suffering from arthritis pains,
  • migraine backaches,
  • muscular spasms,
  • pains in the neck, and in the knee
  • duration of disease over 1 year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • tacking pain relief
  • pregnant women
Both
17 Years to 75 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Iran, Islamic Republic of
 
NCT01651338
accupuncture, iaum
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Tahereh Fathi Najafi, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
Islamic Azad University, Tehran
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Study Director: Shahinfar medical university Fathi Najafi, phD student IAUM
Islamic Azad University, Tehran
July 2012

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