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Pain Management / Anesthesiology

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about pain management and anesthesiology. This page lists pain management and anesthesiology studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

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UW Medicine Pain Medicine
UW Medicine

​​​​​​The UW Division of Pain Medicine specializes in treating patients with acute or chronic pain. We combine patient-centered care with highly sophisticated diagnostic and treatment procedures to help you manage your pain and get back to doing the things you love.

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APA to Manage Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults

Chronic low back pain (cLBP) is the most common pain condition diagnosed in patients 65 years or older in the United States. While new interventions are being developed, they often cost more, require additional diagnostic tests, and increase visits to health care providers (HCP). Older…

COMFORT Study: Pain Treatment Options using Telehealth

This study is to examine the feasibility, effectiveness, and acceptability of pain management telehealth visits when offered to patients with chronic pain who are considering or attempting tapering of opioid medicines. This project will build evidence about how access to non-drug options may be received…


The E-TIPS trial will evaluate an evidence-based, telehealth pain self-management intervention compared to standard care (a waitlist) for chronic pain in adults with physical disabilities who are employed. Participants from anywhere in the US will be randomized to either E-TIPS, a cognitive-behavioral pain self-management intervention…

Family Caregiver Research Study

We are seeking caregivers who provide care for family members with dementia and pain to participate in a research study at Weill Cornell Medicine. This study is evaluating the “Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT)”, a novel intervention to help caregivers recognize and communicate about…

Chronic Pain Self-Management Interventions for Cancer Survivors

We are inviting cancer survivors to participate in our study to see if a recorded self-management intervention will reduce chronic pain. The study involves listening daily to a 12 to 18-minute recording of either a hypnosis or relaxation intervention for 28 days. Questionnaires are completed…


The PACIFIC Study is testing whether group exercise in combination with education on aging and health or behavioral health improves pain and physical function in older adults with knee arthritis. Participant Eligibility 65 years or older Have a diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis Have knee pain…

The QUEST Post-Amputation Pain Study

This clinical research study will evaluate whether electrical nerve block is a safe and effective treatment option for patients with post-amputation pain. We are seeking volunteers who have lower limb pain related to an amputation. Participants chosen for our study will help us evaluate the…

Living in Full Even with Pain Study

Chronic pain is a common and costly condition affecting millions of Americans. Different types of treatment such as mindfulness meditation, cognitive therapy, and activation skills have been used to treat chronic pain in the general population with success, but little is known as to how…