Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2010 by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01265134
First received: December 21, 2010
Last updated: December 31, 2010
Last verified: December 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to measure the ability of balance controlling and test the evaluation of clinical trials with different arch insoles. The investigators want to find out the difference and efficacy of arch insoles in the dynamic postural control for the elderly.


Condition
Balance; Distorted

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly

Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: October 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2011
Groups/Cohorts
Experimental Group
the healthy elders
Control Group
the elders who have fallen once

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

the elders

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • no cognition problem. (mini-mental state examination [MMSE] > 23)
  • no sensory or motor problem
  • no use drugs about balance control
  • lower extremity without any traumatic injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cognition impairment
  • with specific neurological deficits resulting from neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders or spinal stenosis
  • use drugs about balance control
  • total joint arthroplasty
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01265134

Locations
Taiwan
Taipei Medical University - Wanfang Hospital
Taipe, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Chi-Hsien Chen Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chi-Hsien Chen, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University- Wan fang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01265134     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99063
Study First Received: December 21, 2010
Last Updated: December 31, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:
the elders
falling
loss balance

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