Struggling with back pain?
You might be eligible for a new medication free study, being offered through Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston,MA), using a mind-body approach to reduce or eliminate pain
A free study is being offered through Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School.
To qualify for the study you must be 18 years or older and have chronic back pain
Participants will learn and practice various mind body techniques aimed at alleviating back pain
We aim to accommodate many schedules and offer treatment morning, afternoon, and evening
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA
Traditional treatments for chronic pain such as medications, surgery, and/or physical therapy often don't work. We intend to see if a new mind-body therapy will improve pain and quality of life.
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Frequently asked questions
Who Qualifies For The Study
People over the age of 18 with chronic back pain (pain at least three days a week for 3 months)
When Does The Study Start
The study recruits interested participants on a rolling basis. We are constantly seeking interested people. The treatment intervention is provided several times a year.
Does It Cost Money To Participate
No. The study does not charge participants. Parking is free. Materials are provided for free. Participants are provided with a small stipend associated with survey completion.
How Long Is the Study
The intervention lasts up to eight weeks with sessions being held either once or twice a week. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.
Who Funded The Study
This study is funded through an open philanthropic grant provided by Adam D'Angelo.
How Do I Find Out More Information
Contact the study team at 617-754-2882 or firstname.lastname@example.org.