Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
28/02/2014
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

Mr J Lafuente

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Neurosurgery
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG
United Kingdom
+44 020 7837 3611

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0263115136

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Can the infra-red reflective device reduce neck pain and disability advantageously in patients suffering from chronic mechanical neck pain as compared with a placebo device?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised, double-blind 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: Neck pain

Intervention

1. Real neck device
2. Dummy device

Intervention type

Device

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain visual analogue scale, neck disability index and general health status (SF36).

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

14/05/2002

Overall trial end date

31/07/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

60 patients from Neurosurgery/NSITU.

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

14/05/2002

Recruitment end date

31/07/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Neurosurgery
London
WC1N 3BG
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

University College London Hospitals NHS Trust (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