Do You Have A Slipped Disc That Causes Leg Pain? Study Researches New Investigational Medication
Please note: This trial has finished recruiting and is not accepting new participants.
Research Center: Denver Back Pain Specialists
Location: 7730 E Belleview Ave, Suite A-104, Greenwood Village, CO
Lead Researcher: J. Scott Bainbridge, M.D
Ethics Committee: Reviewed and approved by the Chesapeake Independent Review Board
A herniated disc, commonly known as a ‘slipped disc’, can sometimes result in sciatica – significant pain in your back and one or both of your legs.
This study is being conducted to examine the effectiveness of a new injectable medication in reducing sciatic leg pain.
This study seeks men and women aged 30 – 70 who are experiencing leg pain associated with a herniated disc in the lower back. Participants are required to attend approximately 6 study visits at the research site over a 7 month period. If eligible, participants will be compensated up to $550 for partaking in the study.
Benefits to Participation
- You will be compensated up to $550 for partaking in this study, if you qualify.
- You may experience pain relief.
- You will receive the investigational medication and all study-related physical exams at no charge.
- You will be helping to advance medical research.
- If you decide to participate in the study and later feel that you no longer wish to be part of it, you may withdraw at any time.
- Your records relating to this study and any other information received will be kept strictly confidential.
- Qualified health professionals will monitor your health as it relates to the study.
Who Can Participate?
- Men and women who are 30 to 70 years of age
- Experiencing sciatic leg pain associated with disc herniation (slipped disc) in the lower back
- Not on worker’s compensation
- If female, not pregnant or nursing
- Able to attend approximately 6 study visits at the research site over a 7 month period