Restorative Exercise for Strength Training and Operational Resilience (RESTORE) for Chronic or Recurrent Low Back Pain
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||lower back pain|
|Sponsor||Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management|
|Start date||December 2013|
|End date||August 2015|
|Trial size||68 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02132910, 380491|
The purpose of the study is to learn about the effect of integrative therapies on chronic or recurrent low back pain.
The intervention called RESTORE (Restorative Exercises for Strength Training and Operational Resilience) is based on a series of gentle stretching and strengthening exercises incorporating breath-work and mindfulness. The study is designed to discover the impact of RESTORE on pain levels, physical function, and behavioral health.
|Intervention model||crossover assignment|
|Primary purpose||supportive care|
Pain Scores-DVPRS 2.0
time frame: Weekly for 6 weeks
Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ)
time frame: Week 0, Week 4, Week 8, 3 month, 6 monthq
Male or female participants from 18 years up to 68 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Patients diagnosed with lower back pain with a pain score of 4 or higher on DVPRS for 3 months - Male or female - Age 18-68* - Able to read and understand English - Understands language, and able to report current pain levels and recall events - DEERS-Eligible, Military healthcare beneficiary Exclusion Criteria: - Provider has advised against mild to moderate exercise - Patient unable to sit on the floor for two minutes or unable to stand independently - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Auto Immune disease-related pain, other chronic medical conditions (i.e. advanced diabetic neuropathies) that preclude consent - Patients with severe TBI - Practiced Yoga within 6 months - Pre-surgical candidates for back surgery within 3 months - Back surgery within the past year - Pregnancy**; females will be asked to self-report - Undergoing Medical Evaluation Board to determine discharge
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