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Stanford Center for Back Pain
The purpose of the Stanford Center for Back Pain is to investigate and characterize the mechanisms of four treatments for chronic low back pain. These interventions (research treatment) include real-time fMRI neurofeedback, mindfulness based stress reduction, cognitive behavioral therapy, and acupuncture treatment. The investigators plan to characterize both mechanisms of treatment effects and efficacy.
Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.
- Other: Real-Time fMRI
- Behavioral: CBT or MBSR
- Device: Acupuncture
- English Fluency
- Chronic Low Back Pain as defined by NIH task-force or Healthy Controls
- MRI contraindications
- Pregnant or planning to become pregnant
- Medical conditions that would interfere with study procedures, at the discretion of
the study team
- Neurologic disorder, history of seizures, stroke, or brain abnormalities, which would
interfere with brain integrity, at the discretion of the study team.
- Mental health conditions or treatment for mental health problems that would interfere
with study procedures, at the discretion of the study team.
- Other project specific criteria may apply.
Ages Eligible for Study
21 Years - 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study