Dec. 09, 2014
Below are current clinical trials.1 studies in Myofascial pain syndrome
(open studies only).
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A Study of the Use of Shear Wave Elastography with an Ultrasound Scanner to Measure Myofascial Trigger Points
Study type: Interventional What is this?
Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
About this study
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of 2 dimensional shear wave elastography using ultrasound technology, to measure myofascial trigger points and evaluate treatment response.
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.
Print study details
- Rochester, Minnesota: 16-005508
Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-005508
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