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Diagnosis of Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Predictive Value of a Diagnostic SIJ Injection Following a Composite of 3 Diagnostic Tests and a Pain Referral Diagram

Study:

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Rationale:

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Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine the predictive value of a composite of 3 simple, clinically practical, diagnostic tests (Mekhail, Patrick`s and Thigh thrust) combined with a pain referral diagram in predicting response to a single diagnostic SIJ injection. The goal is to test these 3 tests and compare their predictive value to the 6 tests commonly reported in the literature in order to provide a clinician with clinically practical special tests to aide in the diagnosis and treatment of SIJ mediated pain. Specifically, the investigators seek to evaluate the prognostic capacity for a series of three clinical tests (Mekhail`s Test, thigh thrust and Patrick`s Test) combined with a pain referral diagram to accurately predict the response (change in VAS) of a single diagnostic Sacroiliac joint and extra-capsular joint injection.

Study Status: Recruiting

Recruiting:
Maged Guirguis, MD 216-445-3497 guirgum@ccf.org

Condition Intervention Phase
Sacroiliac Injection Other: diagnostic exercises N/A

Verified by The Cleveland Clinic June, 2013

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Clinic
Information provided by: The Cleveland Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01875406

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Maged Guirguis, MD., Principal Investigator

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