Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
16/09/2014
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

Dr Tim Nash

ORCID ID

Contact details

The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Lower Lane
Fazakerley
Liverpool
L9 7LJ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)151 525 3611

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0259105976

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Can a heat reflective body belt worn next to the skin reduce back pain by its warming effect?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal Diseases: Back pain

Intervention

Belt vs placebo

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Visual analogue scores for pain
2. Oswestry Disability

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/2001

Overall trial end date

01/10/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

130 patients with low back pain

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

130

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/2001

Recruitment end date

01/10/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Liverpool
L9 7LJ
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

The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery 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