NIH Clinical Trials, open periods for grants, etc.

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...
Continue reading

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...
Continue reading
Topics:

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...
Continue reading

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...
Continue reading
Topics:

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...
Continue reading
Topics:

Mindful Action for Pain (NCT03800654)

Chronic pain, defined as persistent or episodic pain that does not resolve with treatment, affects up to 50% of Veterans, costs the nation between $560 and $635 billion dollars annually, and is associated with high rates...
Continue reading

Effects of Psilocybin in Post-Traumatic Headache (NCT03806985)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of oral psilocybin in post-traumatic headache. Subjects will be randomized to receive placebo, low dose psilocybin, or high dose psilocybin on two separate test day...
Continue reading

Somatosensory Profiles in Individuals With Persistent Musculoskeletal Pain and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (NCT03799471)

This study evaluates nervous system hypersensitivity in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and experiences of ongoing musculoskeletal (MSK) pain. Previous results and current literature suggest that MSK pa...
Continue reading

Light Treatment to Improve Symptom Management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome (NCT03794908)

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect a morning light treatment has on improving physical function, pain intensity, and pain sensitivity in people with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).  Read the details.

Arthroscopic Transosseous vs. Anchored Rotator Cuff Repair (NCT03797287)

This study will compare arthroscopic transosseous versus anchored rotator cuff repairs in terms of clinical outcomes, rotator cuff integrity, and cost-effectiveness. With the collection of patient-reported outcomes the h...
Continue reading

Want more pain resources? Check out our library of on-demand education, upcoming events, and more.

Learn More