NIH Clinical Trials, open periods for grants, etc.

Developing a Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (NCT03853291)

The proposed research will develop, refine, and pilot test the Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT), an intervention to help family caregivers of community-dwelling PWD identify pain symptoms and communic...
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Optimize Low Back Pain (NCT03859713)

The objective of this study is to improve health care for patients with chronic LBP and increase the likelihood that patients obtain outcomes that matter most to them. The investigators will accomplish our goal using a s...
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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 acupu...
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Subacromial Decompression Surgery for Adults with Shoulder Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline

Do adults with atraumatic shoulder pain for more than 3 months diagnosed as subacromial pain syndrome (SAPS), also labelled as rotator cuff disease, benefit from subacromial decompression surgery? This guideline builds o...
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HEAL Initiative: Coordinating Center to Support NIDA Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (Ages 16–30) Initiative

As part of the NIH Helping to End Addictions Long-term (HEAL) initiative to speed development and implementation of scientific solutions to the national public health opioid crisis, NIDA is seeking cooperative agreement ...
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Study of Pain Catastrophizing (NCT03836586)

This study proposes to experimentally manipulate pain catastrophizing in order to investigate the neural mechanisms by which pain catastrophizing influences the experience of pain among non-Hispanic Blacks (NHBs) and non...
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A Pragmatic Trial to Determine the Benefit of Exercise Incentives and Corticosteroid Injections in Osteoarthritis of the Knee (NCT03835910)

A randomized clinical trial for Veterans age 50 years and older with chronic musculoskeletal pain in which Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) is compared against Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to evaluat...
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Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) or Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Older Veterans with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain (NCT03844880)

A randomized clinical trial for Veterans age 50 years and older with chronic musculoskeletal pain in which Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) is compared against Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) to evaluat...
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Randomized Study of Electronic Health Record Defaults and Comparison Feedback to Effectively Decrease Opioid Prescription Pill Burden (NCT03825549)

In this study, the investigators will evaluate the effect of a health system initiative aiming to change clinician opioid prescribing behaviors using two behavioral economic interventions - default options and social com...
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Recovery Toolkits: Assessment of Pragmatic Behavioral Pain Medicine Delivered In Hospital After Surgery (NCT03828669)

Behavioral pain medicine is largely absent from perioperative pathways, and on post-surgical recovery units. The goal of this project was to develop and implement "Recovery Toolkits", physical branded bags presented to p...
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