Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
02/12/2013
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

Prof Lorraine DeSouza

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Health Studies
Brunel University
Osterley Campus
Borough Road
Middlesex
TW7 5DU
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8891 0121 x2527
lorraine.desouza@brunel.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

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

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal diseases: Spinal conditions

Intervention

i. Prompt intervention programme -given advice on staying active, advice on graded return to activity, an information booklet and immediately entered into an active physiotherapy programme.
ii. Control - the group was given advice on staying active, advice on graded return to activity, an information booklet and an appointment to commence active physiotherapy 6 weeks later.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

10/01/2000

Overall trial end date

31/01/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients aged between 20 and 55 years, referred directly for physiotherapy by either General Practitioners (GP) or the hospital Accident and Emergency (A&E) department, were given a physical examination to identify those with simple acute low back pain (ALBP).

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Pregnancy, or 3 months post partum.
Involved in litigation
Already undergoing a physical therapy
Pyschiatric problem
Other physically disabling condition

Recruitment start date

10/01/2000

Recruitment end date

31/01/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Health Studies
Middlesex
TW7 5DU
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Physical and Complex Disabilities National Research and Development Programme

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

2004 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15507794

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Wand BM, Bird C, McAuley JH, Doré CJ, MacDowell M, De Souza LH, Early intervention for the management of acute low back pain: a single-blind randomized controlled trial of biopsychosocial education, manual therapy, and exercise., Spine, 2004, 29, 21, 2350-2356.

Additional files

Editorial Notes