Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
26/07/2016
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Chris J McCarthy

ORCID ID

Contact details

Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9WL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)161 2765035
christopher.j.mccarthy@man.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0453160074

Study information

Scientific title

The effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound in the treatment of lumbar nerve root pain: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The study aims to investigate the effectiveness of therapeutic ultrasound in patients with low back pain and nerve root pain compared to a placebo control.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use contact details to request a participant information sheet

Condition

Lumbar nerve root pain

Intervention

Double blind randomised control trial comparing a course of 8 treatments of TU with a placebo course of 8 sham TU sessions.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/2004

Overall trial end date

01/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

30 patients with LBP and nerve root pain

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

30

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/12/2004

Recruitment end date

01/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals
Manchester
M13 9WL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes

26/07/2016: No publications found, verifying study status with principal investigator.