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Pain Study

SURVEY: INTERNATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY BASIC PAIN DATASET SURVEY FOR SELF-REPORT MEASURE

Purpose

To learn more about the kinds of neuropathic pain problems experienced by people living with spinal cord injury.

 

Criteria

Any cause, level, or severity of SCI (traumatic, non-traumatic, developmental); 18 years of age or older.

Duration

15 minutes.

 

Enrollment Open Until

500 people enrolled.

 

Principal Investigator/Contact

PERSPECTIVES ON MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE NEUROPATHIC PAIN AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY

Purpose

To investigate the collected perspectives of the person with SCI who experiences severe neuropathic pain, their significant others, and healthcare providers via in-person interviews.

 

Criteria

Group I: Traumatic SCI T12 or above; experiencing severe pain for a minimum of 6 months; 18-70 years old; fluent in the English language.
Group II: 18-70 years old; the significant others of people meeting the Group I criteria; fluent in the English language.
Group III: Physicians and physician delegates (PA, NP); 18-70 years old; who treat a significant number of people with SCI in their practice; fluent in the English language.

Duration

3 visits, each lasting 1 to 2 hours over a 2-4 week period.

 

Enrollment Open Until

March 15, 2018

 

Principal Investigator/Contact

Dr. Eva Widerstrom-Noga / Jessica Cambridge

 

UTILITY OF MRS BRAIN BIOMARKERS OF PAIN PHENOTYPES AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI)

Purpose

To compare subjects with TBI and chronic pain (TBICP), subjects with TBI and no chronic pain (TBINoP), and matched pain-free controls (CNoP) on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) and Diffusion Kurtosis Imaging (DKI) measures.

 

Criteria

Group I-TBI and chronic pain, fluent in English, 18-50 years old, non-penetrating head injury, TBI must have occurred at least 6 months prior to entering study, mild or moderate TBI, moderate chronic pain for minimum of three months.
Group II-Pain-free TBI, fluent in English, 18-50 years old, non-penetrating head injury, TBI must have occurred at least 6 months prior to entering study, mild or moderate TBI.
Group III-Pain-free controls, fluent in English, 18-50 years old.

 

Duration

2 visits, each lasting 3-4 hours over a 2-4 week period.

Enrollment Open Until

September 27, 2018

Principal Investigator/Contact

Dr. Eva Widerstrom-Noga / Loriann Fleming or Jessica Cambrdige