Acupuncture Relief for Chronic Neck Pain (NCT03859011)
This study will measure the effectiveness of "usual care" for chronic neck pain as defined in the protocol, compared with usual care plus acupuncture for chronic neck pain. This study's hypothesis is that combining acupuncture with usual care will show a clinically relevant increase in the effectiveness of the integrated therapies, compared with usual care alone. This study will also measure the cost-effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic neck pain. the hypothesis is that in economic evaluation terms, integrating acupuncture with usual care will not create significant overall costs, relative to the benefits which study patients obtain. Read the details.