Acupuncture Combined With Mindfulness: ACUMIND

2019-09-19 03:56:44 | BioPortfolio


This study aims to gather preliminary data regarding acupuncture and mindfulness in the treatment of chronic pain.


Neither acupuncture nor mindfulness have been studied with respect to chronic pain in an outpatient integrative health (IH) oncology clinic in the USA. Likewise, the combination of acupuncture and mindfulness combined as not been studied. Given that both acupuncture and mindfulness have demonstrated some analgesic relief in an acute pain setting, each merit study for pain relief in an outpatient setting.

The investigators are evaluating the impact of two different acupuncture approaches for patients reporting chronic pain. Acupuncture will be provided by a Licensed Acupuncturist for patients reporting chronic pain. Participants will be randomized to one of two treatments - acupuncture as usual or acupuncture plus mindfulness.

The investigators will collect data regarding chronic pain, interoceptive awareness, emotion regulation, and acceptability. The study is open to participants with any etiology and any location of chronic pain.

Study Design


Chronic Pain


Music recording, Mindfulness recording


Huntsman Cancer Institute
Salt Lake City
United States


Not yet recruiting


University of Utah

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