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Investigation of Hypermobility, Biomarkers, and Pain Generators in Chronic Pain Patients

key information

study id #: NCT02761928

condition: Mechanical Low Back Pain, Spinal Stenosis, Nerve Root Disorder , Cervical Radiculopathy, Benign Hypermobility Syndrome

status: active, not recruiting


Observational study of axial spine pain and hyperflexibility. Patients will receive physical exam maneuvers (traditional straight leg raise, FABER, facet loading as well as Beighton’s hypermobility score) and blood / urine / saliva collection. They will also be separated into pain groups based on their response to injections. A correlation between exam findings and procedure group will be measured.

intervention: Other: Beighton score for hypermobility
The beighton score is a 9 point score of flexibility, used for patients with disorders of collagen.