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Improvement After Physiotherapy for Low Back Pain: The Good Responders

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02168582
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 20, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 3, 2019
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Trondheim Kommune
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Brief Summary:

This is an observational study that aims to characterize individual response of patients getting physical therapy for chronic non-specific low back pain.

Participants will be classified based on a questionnaire and motor tests to investigate whether individual improvement after physical therapy may be predicted. These observations may help to decide which should be the preferred treatment offered.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Low Back Pain Behavioral: physiotherapy as usual in primary care

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 44 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Improvement After Physiotherapy for Low Back Pain: The Good Responders. An Observational Study in Primary Care
Actual Study Start Date : May 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 9, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : March 9, 2017

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
low back pain Behavioral: physiotherapy as usual in primary care



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. patient-reported disability [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    questionnaire (Oswestry Disability Index)


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. self-efficacy [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    questionnaire and interview

  2. global perceived effect [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    questionnaire

  3. quality of life [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    questionnaire (EQ5D)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Persons seeking primary care physiotherapy because of low back pain.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • low back pain
  • receiving primary care physiotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

-

-


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02168582


Locations
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Norway
Department of Public Health and General Practice
Trondheim, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim Kommune
Investigators
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Study Director: Siri Forsmo, prof md Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02168582    
Other Study ID Numbers: LBP2014
First Posted: June 20, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 3, 2019
Last Verified: December 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Physical Therapy Modalities
Prognosis
Patient Selection
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations