Funding for this research was provided by:
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (NA)
Received: 20 October 2018
Accepted: 7 January 2020
First Online: 19 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This trial gained approval from National Health Service Oxfordshire Research Ethics Committee A and Health Research Authority, reference number 12/sc/0557, and from the University of Bath Psychology Ethics Committee (16–333). Major protocol amendments are implemented only after formal approval from the Research Ethics Committee. Any protocol updates are also documented and dated on the ISRCTN trial record [CitationRef removed]. The researcher who is responsible for data collection (MH) obtains informed consent from each participant that is signed and dated prior to any study-related procedures. Verbal consent to continue with the study is taken at the beginning of each consecutive research session. Participants are able to withdraw from the trial at any time.The study sponsor, the University of Bath, is involved in the trial management through providing data storage and ethical supervision (Contact: Prof. Jonathan Knight, ExternalRef removed, Claverton Down Road, Bath BA2 7AY, UK).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.