Osteopathic manipulative therapy for Migraine

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PAMigraineOsteopathic manipulative therapy - Procedure
18 - 60
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test if a specific osteopathic manipulative therapy can help treat chronic migraines. It will also see if patients are willing to try this therapy and if it shows any effectiveness.

Eligible Conditions
  • Chronic Migraine

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 months post-intervention, week 36

1st treatment, week 12
Treatment satisfaction, first treatment
Month 3
Healthcare Utilization
Medication Use
Month 3
Headache Diary
Headache impact test (HIT-6)
MIDAS (Migraine Disability Assessment Test)
MSQ (Migraine Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire Version 2.1)
5th treatment, week 20
Treatment satisfaction, second treatment
6 months
Recruitment metrics

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

11 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Osteopathic manipulative therapy · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Osteopathic manipulative therapy · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 months post-intervention, week 36

Who is running the clinical trial?

Milton S. Hershey Medical CenterLead Sponsor
466 Previous Clinical Trials
2,785,823 Total Patients Enrolled
Robert P Lennon, MDPrincipal InvestigatorPenn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 60 · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You experience headaches for more than half the days in a month, with symptoms similar to migraine headaches on at least 8 of those days.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the eligibility criteria for this research encompass individuals younger than 60 years old?

"This trial is limited to those aged 18-60. For individuals younger than that, there are 43 trials available and for seniors, 178 studies can be accessed." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is this research recruiting participants at the moment?

"According to clinicaltrials.gov, this medical study is not currently seeking patients after being posted on September 8th 2022 and last updated the same day. However, there are 262 other trials that are still actively searching for participants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Am I eligible to partake in this medical trial?

"Qualifications to be admitted in this trial necessitate suffering from chronic migraine and being between the age of 18 and 60 years. A total of 40 patients will ultimately become partakers in this clinical study." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the ultimate objective of this experiment?

"The primary measurement of the trial's success will be recruitment metrics, to be assessed over a 5 week time span. Secondary endpoints include quantification of headache morbidity through Headache Impact Test-6 (HIT-6), Migraine Specific Quality Of Life Questionnaire Version 2.1 (MSQ) and patient self-assessment in the form of headaches diaries." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.