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Unique ID issued by UMIN UMIN000033914
Receipt No. R000038658
Scientific Title Elucidation of neurnal mechanism in electroacupuncture at myofascial trigger points for musculoskeletal pain.
Date of disclosure of the study information 2018/08/27
Last modified on 2019/04/17

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Basic information
Public title Elucidation of neurnal mechanism in electroacupuncture at myofascial trigger points for musculoskeletal pain.
Acronym Elucidation of neurnal mechanism in electroacupuncture at myofascial trigger points for musculoskeletal pain.
Scientific Title Elucidation of neurnal mechanism in electroacupuncture at myofascial trigger points for musculoskeletal pain.
Scientific Title:Acronym Elucidation of neurnal mechanism in electroacupuncture at myofascial trigger points for musculoskeletal pain.
Region
Japan

Condition
Condition Neck pain
Classification by specialty
Rehabilitation medicine
Classification by malignancy Others
Genomic information NO

Objectives
Narrative objectives1 The aim of the study is to investigate the effects of electroacupuncture with different frequencies at myofascial trigger point for musculoskeletal pain on cerebral hemodynamic response using a near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
Basic objectives2 Efficacy
Basic objectives -Others
Trial characteristics_1
Trial characteristics_2
Developmental phase

Assessment
Primary outcomes Subjective feeling of pain score (Visual analog Scale)
Key secondary outcomes Cerebral hemodynamics
Pressure Pain threshold

Base
Study type Interventional

Study design
Basic design Parallel
Randomization Randomized
Randomization unit Individual
Blinding Single blind -participants are blinded
Control Active
Stratification
Dynamic allocation
Institution consideration
Blocking
Concealment

Intervention
No. of arms 6
Purpose of intervention Treatment
Type of intervention
Device,equipment Maneuver
Interventions/Control_1 Electro acupuncture with 2000 Hz at trigger point
Interventions/Control_2 Electro acupuncture with 250 Hz at trigger point
Interventions/Control_3 Electro acupuncture with 5Hz at trigger point
Interventions/Control_4 Electro acupuncture with 2000 Hz at non-trigger point
Interventions/Control_5 Electro acupuncture with 250 Hz at non-trigger point
Interventions/Control_6 Electro acupuncture with 5 Hz at non-trigger point
Interventions/Control_7
Interventions/Control_8
Interventions/Control_9
Interventions/Control_10

Eligibility
Age-lower limit
20 years-old <=
Age-upper limit

Not applicable
Gender Male and Female
Key inclusion criteria 1) Subjects who complain of neck pain.

2) Subjects who had myofascial trigger point located in their trapezius muscle.
Key exclusion criteria 1) Patients with The past history of spinal surgery.
2) Patients with spinal fracture or dislocation.
3) Patients with neurological signs.
4)Patients with analgesics.
5)Patients with complain of systemic pain, or those with a history of rheumatoid arthritis, metastasis such as tumor, fibromyalgia,Tumors of the spine or intervertebral disc, infections, or other diseases responsible for systemic pain.
6) Patient with neck or low back pain due to heart diseases.
7) Pregnant subjects.
8) The presence of malignant tumor, or the past history of the malignant tumor.
9) Patients with psychiatric disorders.
10) Patients with severe osteoporosis.
11) Patients who complain weight loss and fever of unknown cause.
12) Patients who received treatments such as massage, acupuncture, never block, etc, for their back pain at other hospitals or clinics within 1 month from the start of the study.
13) Patients with a history of whiplash injury due to traffic accidents.
14) Patients whom are recognized as inadequate subjects by the experimenters.

Target sample size 78

Research contact person
Name of lead principal investigator
1st name
Middle name
Last name Kouich Takamoto
Organization University of Toyama
Division name Department of system emotional science
Zip code
Address 2630, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
TEL 076-434-7218
Email ktakamo@med.u-toyama.ac.jp

Public contact
Name of contact person
1st name
Middle name
Last name Kouich Takamoto
Organization University of Toyama
Division name Department of system emotional science
Zip code
Address 2630, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
TEL 076-434-7218
Homepage URL
Email ktakamo@med.u-toyama.ac.jp

Sponsor
Institute University of Toyama
Institute
Department

Funding Source
Organization 1)Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
2)University of Toyama
Organization
Division
Category of Funding Organization Japanese Governmental office
Nationality of Funding Organization

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Secondary IDs
Secondary IDs NO
Study ID_1
Org. issuing International ID_1
Study ID_2
Org. issuing International ID_2
IND to MHLW

Institutions
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Other administrative information
Date of disclosure of the study information
2018 Year 08 Month 27 Day

Related information
URL releasing protocol
Publication of results Unpublished

Result
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Results
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Results Delayed
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Baseline Characteristics
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Progress
Recruitment status Completed
Date of protocol fixation
2018 Year 08 Month 25 Day
Date of IRB
2016 Year 04 Month 27 Day
Anticipated trial start date
2018 Year 08 Month 27 Day
Last follow-up date
2019 Year 04 Month 17 Day
Date of closure to data entry
Date trial data considered complete
Date analysis concluded

Other
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Management information
Registered date
2018 Year 08 Month 27 Day
Last modified on
2019 Year 04 Month 17 Day


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URL(English) https://upload.umin.ac.jp/cgi-open-bin/ctr_e/ctr_view.cgi?recptno=R000038658

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