Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) for Migraine

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PAMigraine+3 MoreOsteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) - Procedure
18 - 50
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) can reduce migraine disability and severity scores when compared to standard of care including prophylactic pharmacological agents.

Eligible Conditions
  • Migraine
  • Headache Disorders
  • Chronic Migraine

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 weeks

12 weeks
Headache Days
Pain scale
Reduction in the Headache Impact Test (HIT-6) score in OMT intervention group compared to control group.
Reduction in the Migraine Disability Test (MIDAS) score in the OMT interventional group compared to control group.

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Interventional Group receiving Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT)
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

140 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Interventional Group receiving Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

St. Luke's Hospital, PennsylvaniaLead Sponsor
17 Previous Clinical Trials
2,986 Total Patients Enrolled
Abby Rhoads, DOPrincipal InvestigatorSt. Luke's Hospital and Health Network, Pennsylvania

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 50 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
ICD 10 code for migraine with or without aura is G43.0, G43.1, G43.70, G43.71.
There was no change in prophylactic medication for both the control and intervention group.
There was no physical therapy for headaches, neck pain, or trapezius muscle during 12 weeks for both the control and intervention groups.
There are two genders, male and female.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New York100.0%
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
St. Luke's University Health Network100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%