Lumbosacral Radiculopathy

We are conducting a study to test a non- opioid pain medication for individuals that have neuropathic pain from Lumbosacral Radiculopathy (Sciatica leg pain)

Lumbosacral Radiculopathy

We are conducting a study to test a non- opioid pain medication for individuals that have neuropathic pain from Lumbosacral Radiculopathy (Sciatica leg pain)

What to expect:

We are conducting a study testing a non-opioid pain medication for individuals that are suffering from Lumbosacral Radiculopathy (pain that radiates down the legs from the lower back). The study will consist of a screening visit and 8 in clinic visits over a 12-week period.

Participants that qualify for the study may receive no cost investigational medication to help treat pain that is tested against a placebo, study related care, and compensation up to $1000 for their time plus reimbursement for travel.

What is Lumbosacral Radiculopathy?

Lumbosacral radiculopathy is a condition in which a disease process affects the function of one or more lumbosacral nerve roots. The most common cause is disc herniation or degenerative spinal stenosis leading to root compression. This can manifest as pain, numbness, or weakness of the buttock and leg. This causes pain in the leg rather than in the lumbar spine.

What causes Lumbosacral Radiculopathy?

There are many potential causes of radiculopathy, including poor lifting technique, poor posture, and back injuries. Radiculopathy can be caused by a variety of conditions or injuries, including: a herniated disc, when a disc protrudes, compressing the nerve root.

What is the difference between sciatica and lumbosacral radiculopathy?

Radiculopathy refers to nerve irritation caused by damage to the disc between the vertebrae. When nerves are irritated in the low back from degenerative disc disease, the condition is called lumbar radiculopathy, and it often causes the commonly recognized “sciatica” pain that shoots down a lower extremity.

 

 
To be considered for the study, please fill out the form or call 801-261-2000.

STUDY DETAILS

Studies are currently available for qualified participants.

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No health insurance required

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Compensation for time up to $1,000

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Must have a BMI between less than 40 kg/m2 and weigh at least 45kg (100lbs)
Pain needs to radiate to the lower extremities.
Must have been diagnosed with Lumbosacral Radiculopathy for at least 3 months.

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Male / Female

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18-70 years old

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