A Randomized Controlled Single-Blind Study of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Postural Control

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00521469
First received: August 24, 2007
Last updated: October 16, 2008
Last verified: August 2007
  Purpose

To determine the effects of instrument-applied chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) on postural control.


Condition Intervention Phase
Disequilibrium
Device: Pro Adjuster
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Single-Blind Study of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Postural Control

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students, staff or faculty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous lower extremity injury, surgery, visual or vestibular condition that would affect balance
  • Systemic illness that could have an adverse effect on balance
  • Local infection, injury or other malignancy affecting the lower extremity
  • any unstable joints of the lower extremity
  • Any Spinal manipulation within 48 hours
  • Prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants, etc. that could affect balance
  • Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rodger Tepe, PhD Logan College of Chiropractic
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Rodger Tepe, PhD, Logan College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00521469     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0750805694
Study First Received: August 24, 2007
Last Updated: October 16, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
Disequilibrium
Spinal Manipulation
Postural control

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