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Phone-Based Walk With Ease for Arthritis

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Targeting 6 different conditionsPhone-Based Walk With EaseN/AWaitlist AvailableResearch Sponsored by University of South Carolina

Study Summary

This trial looks at the effects of a phone-based walking intervention.

Eligible Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have been diagnosed with arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia by a doctor or other health professional.
You plan to live in the Columbia, SC area for the next year.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~baseline to 12 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and baseline to 12 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Change in pain
Change in physical function - 6 minute walk
Change in physical function - chair stands
Secondary outcome measures
Change in Physical Limitations
Change in arthritis management self-efficacy
Change in blood pressure
+1 more

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Phone-Based Walk With Ease ProgramExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Telephone-based Walk With Ease Program adapted from the Arthritis Foundations program
Group II: Delayed Phone-Based Walk With Ease ProgramExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Telephone-Based Walk With Ease Program starting after the 1 year assessment

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of South CarolinaLead Sponsor
205 Previous Clinical Trials
120,888 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Arthritis
401 Patients Enrolled for Arthritis
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFED
863 Previous Clinical Trials
22,076,642 Total Patients Enrolled
13 Trials studying Arthritis
5,461 Patients Enrolled for Arthritis

Media Library

Phone-Based Walk With Ease Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05289544 — N/A
Arthritis Research Study Groups: Phone-Based Walk With Ease Program, Delayed Phone-Based Walk With Ease Program
Arthritis Clinical Trial 2023: Phone-Based Walk With Ease Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05289544 — N/A
Phone-Based Walk With Ease 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05289544 — N/A
Arthritis Patient Testimony for trial: Trial Name: NCT05289544 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the current patient selection criteria for this clinical trial?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov provides information that reveals this medical investigation has been recruiting patients since April 1st 2022, with the latest update occurring on July 4th 2022; 300 individuals are being sought from a single location."

Answered by AI

Has enrollment for this research study opened up to the public yet?

"Affirmative. The information on clinicaltrials.gov proves the ongoing recruitment for this trial, which was originally posted on April 1st 2022, is still in progress. 300 individuals need to be enrolled from one medical centre."

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What objectives is this clinical trial attempting to accomplish?

"This medical study will span a time period of twelve months and its primary outcome is an alteration in the participant's physical function - chair stands. Alternate objectives include shifting Physical Limitations based on HAQ (Health Assessment Questionnaire) scores, adjusting overall moderate or vigorous intensity physical activity monitored by GT3x Link Actigraph monitors, as well as fluctuating Diastolic/Systolic blood pressure levels measured in mmHg."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
North Carolina
How old are they?
18 - 65
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
Did not meet criteria
What site did they apply to?
University of South Carolina
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

I'm tired of being in pain after trying everything. Because I have several different medical conditions in this clinical trial.
PatientReceived 2+ prior treatments
I’ve tried medication and exercise and meditation and even Ketamine treatments..
PatientReceived no prior treatments

What questions have other patients asked about this trial?

Is it financially compensated? How long is the clinical trial and screening time?
PatientReceived 1 prior treatment

How responsive is this trial?

Most responsive sites:
  1. University of South Carolina: < 24 hours
Typically responds via
Phone Call
Average response time
  • < 2 Days
~93 spots leftby Sep 2024