Clinical Trials

Is exercising with a buddy even better?
Are you over 50?  Do you have low back pain?  Researchers from the University of Sydney are lookingfor people who have been discharged from treatment to participate in a trial looking at usual care or exercising with or without a buddy.  Follow the link if you would like to participate

Download the Buddy Study brochure.


The SUcceSS Study: SUrgery for Spinal Stenosis – A randomised, placebo-controlled trial

Study Aims: The aims of the SUcceSS study are to evaluate, in a double-blind randomised controlled trial, the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of decompressive surgery compared to placebo surgery for patients with chronic, symptomatic central lumbar spinal canal stenosis. Click here for more information.


NHMRC Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are an important part of making sure treatments and medicines that can improve health are safe and effective for everyone.Currently, there are over 1000 clinical trials recruiting. Please click here for more information.

Institute of Bone and Joint Research. Please click here for more information.

You can also refer to the ANZCTR website which is an online registry of most of the clinical trials being undertaken in Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.