• Evaluating the Effect of Acupuncture on Pain Relief Using QST
Acupuncture Research Study

Goal: to develop a diagnostic tool to measure the effectiveness of acupuncture in pain management.

You may qualify if:
- you are 18 – 65 years of age
- have had chronic neck or back pain for at least 2 months.

What to expect:
- maximum of 7 visits over 4 weeks,
- hot and cold response tests,
- urine test, blood draws and
- questionnaires.

Compensation will be provided.

MGH Center for Translational Pain Research
MGHpainresearch@partners.org
617-724-6102
Institution  –  MGH - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Principal Investigator  – Lucy Chen, MD
  
Enrollment Information
For further information about enrolling a patient in this trial, contact the person below.
Name  – Matt Griffin
Phone  – 617-643-0222