Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition chronic low back pain
Treatments back school
Sponsor Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Start date July 2008
End date April 2010
Trial size 170 participants
Trial identifier NCT00600197, 86-03-41-5465

Summary

The purpose of this study is to examine whether the biopsychosocial educational program could improve patients' health-related quality of life at 3-6-12-18-24-30 and 36 - month follow up.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
Arm
(Experimental)
a kind of educational program for low back pain
back school
A kind of educational program for low back pain
back school
a kind of educational program for low back pain
(Experimental)
back school
A kind of educational program for low back pain
back school
a kind of educational program for low back pain

Primary Outcomes

Measure
SF-36, Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire, Quebec back pain disability
time frame: before intervention

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
SF-36,Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire, Quebec back pain disability
time frame: 3-6-12-18-24-30-36 month after intervention

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 70 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Low Back Pain lasting more than 12 weeks with or without pain radiating to the legs. - age 18-70 years. Exclusion Criteria: - Osteoporosis - Newly operation on the back up to 2 years before the beginning of the study - Fresh vertebral fracture - Malignancy - Infection in the back - spondylolisthesis - Problem in understanding Farsi Language

Additional Information

Official title The Effectiveness of Biopsychosocial Education on Quality of Life and Disability of Individuals Suffering From Chronic Low Back Pain
Description Little information exists on biopsychosocial educational program as a multidimensional and interdisciplinary program in which Quality Of Life is as an outcome measure. Thus this educational Program designed in this study is a an outpatient program that used a health education approach to empower participants through a process of assessment, education and skill building in three dimensions of physical,mental and social that leading to improved quality of life. The purpose of this study was to examine to what extent this educational Program could improve low back pain patients' HRQOL.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2009.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Tehran University of Medical Sciences.