Current Research Studies

We have a number of research studies being conducted and we always need the help of both individuals with chronic pain, and individuals without chronic pain!  The studies we are currently conducting are summarized in the table below. 

Stanford Center for back Pain

Looking For...

  • Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
  • The Stanford Center for Back Pain is a nationally-funded center, which is currently enrolling participants in a research study of several evidenced-based chronic back pain treatments.
  • Study procedures are at no cost and participants may receive compensation for participation

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Click here to see if you're eligible. 

Stanford Accelerated Recovery Trial (START)

Looking For...

  • Patients undergoing specific types of surgery at Stanford Hospital

Contact

This study is by invitation only. You can find out more by emailing snapl@stanford.edu.

PREDICTING RESPONSE TO ACUPUNCTURE IN LOW BACK PAIN

Looking For...

  • Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
  • The Stanford Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab is currently enrolling patients in a study using evidence-based electrical acupuncture for the treatment of chronic low back pain treatments

  • Study procedures are at no cost and treatment locations are located throughout the bay area

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Low-Dose Naltrexone for the Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Looking For...

  • Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Study procedures and treatment are at no cost and participants may receive compensation for participation

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Perioperative Recovery of Mood, Opioids, and Pain Trial (PROMPT)

Looking For...

  • Patients undergoing specific types of surgery at Stanford Hospital

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