Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Trial Outcomes for Massage: Caregiver-Assisted vs. Therapist-Treated (TOMCATT)|
Matthew J. Bair
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2017 -
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Background: Neck pain is the fourth leading cause of disability in the US, after back pain, depression, and joint pain, and accounts for more than 10 million medical visits per year. Conventional treatments (medications, physical therapy) are widely used for chronic neck pain, yet have modest effectiveness and may carry risks, such as the toxicities associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioids. As a result many patients live with chronic, often debilitating, pain. P...
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