Neuropathic Pain and Operant Conditioning of Cutaneous Reflexes After SCI

Technology
Pain
Online since 10 November 2022, updated 467 days ago

About this trial

The purpose of the second part of the study is to examine the effect of reflex training in the leg to decrease neuropathic pain. For this, the researchers are recruiting 15 individuals with neuropathi...

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
≥ 18 years
Injury level
Level not specified
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • Time since injury
    ≥ 1 year
    Healthy volunteers
    No
    Level not specified
    Additionally, participants must
    Neuropathic pain in lower leg
    NO motoneuron injury
    NO peripheral neuropathy

    What’s involved

    Type

    Technology

    Details

    As part of the larger study of the relationship between reflexes in the leg and the presence of neuropathic pain, the researchers are also recruiting 30 individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) total, 15 individuals with neuropathic pain due to SCI and 15 individuals without neuropathic pain. For this portion of the study, there are 2 visits. The first visit will examine cutaneous reflexes in the leg. During the second visit, the study team will assess sensation in the leg and administer questionnaires about pain, functioning, and quality of life. This portion of the study does not involve an intervention. The study will then recruit 15 individuals who will participate in reflex training, as described in the brief summary.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Pain

    Additional benefits

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 27 Mar 2023
    • Organisation
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Recruiting
    • Trial start date
    • 27 Mar 2023
    • Organisation
    • Medical University of South Carolina

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more