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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Lumbar Radiculopathy
and you are
between 18 and 64
years old
This is a trial in the final phase before the treatment is released on the market.
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The purpose

The purpose of this research study is to look at two of the common forms of treatment for this condition: physical therapy and epidural steroid injection. The investigators are attempting to evaluate whether or not physical therapy alone, or epidural steroid injections alone, are effective in treating this condition. The investigators will also try to determine whether or not one of these treatments is better than the other for the treatment of herniated discs with nerve injury (radiculopathy).

Provided treatments

  • Other: Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Corticosteroid Injection
  • Other: Physical Therapy
  • Other: Observation

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01443819. The sponsor of the trial is Stanford University and it is looking for 5 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Randomized, Prospective Study of Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Corticosteroid Injection(s) Versus Defined Physical Therapy for the Treatment of Subacute Lumbar Radicular Pain Due to Disc Protrusion