Auditory Mirror Therapy Device for Tinnitus

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Charlestown, MATinnitusAuditory Mirror Therapy - Device
18 - 80
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test if a device that flips auditory input can reduce tinnitus and improve hearing.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 weeks

3 weeks
Auditory Mirror Therapy Questionnaire
Change in Minimum Masking Level (MML) and residual inhibition (RI)
Change in Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI)
Change in Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI)
Change in Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Auditory Mirror Therapy Device
1 of 2
Sham Headphone Device
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

50 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Auditory Mirror Therapy Device · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Auditory Mirror Therapy Device
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Auditory Mirror Therapy · Intervention Types: Device
Sham Headphone Device
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Auditory Mirror Therapy · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

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

Who is running the clinical trial?

Harvard UniversityOTHER
219 Previous Clinical Trials
18,230,700 Total Patients Enrolled
Spaulding Rehabilitation HospitalLead Sponsor
126 Previous Clinical Trials
10,548 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have been experiencing ringing in your ears for more than three months.
All genders are eligible.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
What site did they apply to?
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria33.3%
Did not meet criteria66.7%
Why did patients apply to this trial?
  • "Tinnitus drives me nuts"
  • "My tinnitus is absolutely driving me nuts. I work in the conservation field and need to have my hearing back. Help!!!!"
What questions have other patients asked about this trial?
  • "How often would I need to travel to the trial location?"
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the age limit for enrollment in this experiment greater than fifty years?

"This medical trial has established that the minimum and maximum age for participation is 18 to 80 years old, respectively." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is there still capacity in this experiment for participants?

"Affirmative, the information available on attests that this study is actively recruiting individuals. It was first posted in October of 2022 and more recently updated January 24th 2023 with a need for 50 participants from one medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Do I meet the criteria to participate in this clinical investigation?

"The scope of this trial is 50 individuals with tinnitus, aged between 18 and 80. In order to be eligible for the study, subjects must meet these prerequisites: Gender (Male or Female), Age Range (18-80 years old), Chronic Tinnitus (> 3 months)." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are being admitted to this research endeavor?

"Affirmative. The clinical trial is currently on the lookout for new participants, as indicated by data from Initially posted on October 4th 2022 and most recently updated on January 24th 2023, this study aims to enrol 50 individuals at a single medical center." - 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.