Purpose

This study will examine the effectiveness of one of two psychoeducation treatments on chronic low back pain.

Condition

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Between 18 Years and 65 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • report having low back pain for more than three months and at least half the days in the past 6 months
  • be 18-65 years of age,
  • have scores higher than 37 on the Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia,

Exclusion Criteria

  • medical conditions other than back pain that significantly impair movement (e.g., arthritis)
  • confirmed/suspected pregnancy
  • pending litigation related to an episode of low back pain
  • significant impairment in vision

Study Design

Phase
N/A
Study Type
Interventional
Allocation
Randomized
Intervention Model
Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose
Treatment
Masking
Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Masking Description
Participant, statistician, and outcomes assessor are blinded.

Arm Groups

ArmDescriptionAssigned Intervention
Experimental
Interactive Psycho-education
Interactive psycho-education using interactive dashboard.
  • Behavioral: Interactive - Psychoeducation
    Individuals will receive interactive psychoeducation in the lab over the course of a week period. Each session will take approximately 30 minutes.
Placebo Comparator
Psycho-education
Non-interactive psycho-education not using interactive dashboard.
  • Behavioral: Interactive - Psychoeducation
    Individuals will receive interactive psychoeducation in the lab over the course of a week period. Each session will take approximately 30 minutes.
  • Behavioral: Non-interactive Psychoeducation
    Individuals will receive non-interactive psychoeducation over the course of a week period. Each session will take approximately 30 minutes.

Recruiting Locations

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Contact:
Zina Trost, PhD
205-975-6936
ztrost1@uab.edu

More Details

NCT ID
NCT03909048
Status
Recruiting
Sponsor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study Contact

Zina Trost, PhD
2059756936
ztrost1@uab.edu

Detailed Description

This study will examine the effectiveness of one of two psychoeducation treatments on chronic low back pain. Participants will be randomized to one of these two treatments.

Notice

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