The Effects of Cervical Spine Manipulation On Postural Control

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00524654
First received: August 31, 2007
Last updated: October 16, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test the effect of high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) chiropractic cervical manipulation on the patient's postural control as measured by a force plate.


Condition Intervention Phase
Posture
Procedure: HVLA chiropractic manipulation
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students
  • Normal healthy adults

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous or ongoing foot, ankle, or hip problems
  • Experiencing vertigo, visual difficulties and other disorders that would make it difficult to balance for a set period of time.
  • Anyone with high risk for injury due to cervical manipulation
  • Anyone with training in areas of activity that require superior balance
  • Body mass index over 30
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00524654

Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rodger Tepe, PhD Logan College
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00524654     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SR0411060017
Study First Received: August 31, 2007
Last Updated: October 16, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
To determine the effects of cervical spine manipulation on postural control.

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014