Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Optimizing Outcomes for Older Veterans with Chronic Low back Pain Syndrome: Aging Back Clinics|
Debra K. Weiner
|Congressional District Code:
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The purpose of the proposed clinical trial is to improve the care of older Veterans (age 65+) with chronic low back pain (CLBP, i.e., low back pain for at least 6 months on at least half the days). Current CLBP care is limited by being either overly spine-focused or generically prescribed. Spine-focused care often targets degenerative disease of the lumbar spine (e.g., degenerative disc/facet disease, disc bulge) that is nearly ubiquitous in older adults, even those who are pain-free. Generic CL...
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