Biopsychosocial Education and Chronic Low Back Pain
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||chronic low back pain|
|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|
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.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
SF-36, Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire, Quebec back pain disability
time frame: before intervention
SF-36,Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire, Quebec back pain disability
time frame: 3-6-12-18-24-30-36 month after intervention
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
|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.|
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