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

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study id #: NCT02761928

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

status: active, not recruiting

purpose:

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.

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