Clinical Studies

Research at Houston Pain Centers

Clinical Studies

At Houston Pain Centers, we are conducting several clinical studies, which are listed here on our website. If you are interested in participating in or learning more about any of our studies, please talk to your health care provider or call Hadiel at 713-973-7246.

Director of Clinical Research

Allen W. Burton, MD

Research Coordinator

Hadiel Nawaz  
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SUNBURST Trial

Clinical Studies

Description

To demonstrate the safety & efficacy of the Prodigy spinal cord stimulation system using tonic and burst stimulation. Study participants will be able to use both types of stimulation therapy.

Recruitment Status

ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN! If you are interested in participating in any of our studies, please talk to your provider or call Hadiel at 832.831.6205.
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Nevro’s SENZA Trial

Clinical Studies

Desription

Multi-Center, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial to Demonstrate Non-Inferiority of the Senza Spinal Cord Stimulator Systerm in the Treatment of Chronic Pain as Compared to Commercially Available SCS Devices.

Recruitment Status

Closed to further enrollment
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STEPS Trial

Clinical Studies

Description

The STEPS Trial is a research study to show how well the Totalis procedure works to relieve pain and other symptoms related to lumbar spinal stenosis. Potential benefits of participation include access to new treatment options and contributing to medical research and treatment advances. Some general requirements to qualify include: - 55 to 85 years of age - Lumbar spinal stenosis is the the main cause of symptoms - Symptoms get worse when walking or standing and better when sitting or bending forward - Tried at least 6 months non-operative treatment without sufficient relief

Patient Recruitment

ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN! If you are interested in participa
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ACCURATE Trial

Clinical Studies

Description

A Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center, Controlled Clinical Trial to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of the Spinal Modulation™ AXIUM™ Neurostimulator System in the Treatment of Chronic Pain (ACCURATE Trial)

Patient Recruitment

Enrollment for this study is now closed.
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PRIZM Registry Trial

Clinical Studies

Description

The objectives of this study are to evaluate the effectiveness, long-term safety, tolerability, satisfaction with treatment, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) associated with routine IT PRIALT use for severe chronic pain of varying etiologies.

Patient Recruitment

Enrollment in this study is open, with limited availability.  
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