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Acupuncture and Pain Processing

The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that acupuncture will reduce Fibromyalgia pain, via alterations in the processing of pain in the central nervous system.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Procedure: Acupuncture




Inclusion Criteria:

   1. Age 18-50

   2. Fibromyalgia patient OR healthy control

   3. No current opioid use

   4. Patients: must have had Fibromyalgia for 6 months or longer

Exclusion Criteria:

   1. Inflammatory disorder (lupus, rheumatoid arthritis)

   2. Current untreated depression

   3. Active infection

   4. Healthy controls: pain disorder or major medical condition that in the discretion of
   the investigator interfere with the validity of the study

   5. Heart disease or use of a cardiac pacemaker

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - 50 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Noorulain Noor