Effects of Different Techniques of the Method Pilates in Chronic Low Back Pain

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2012 by Universidade Gama Filho.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cintia Pereira de Souza, Universidade Gama Filho
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01533805
First received: February 2, 2012
Last updated: February 14, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare different methods of application of the Pilates Method with exercises in controlling in low back pain in women aged between 45 and 60 years. Two groups will be formed. One will do Pilates exercises with stabilization segmental. The other group will do classic Pilates exercises. Will be measure pre and pos intervention of the responses already shown above.


Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Other: Pilates exercises with stabilization
Other: Classic Pilates

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Different Techniques of the Method Pilates in Chronic Low Back Pain in Women 46 to 60 Years

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Further study details as provided by Universidade Gama Filho:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    low back pain will be assessed with numeric pain scale two times (pre and post-intervention)


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Endurance of the back extensor muscles [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The endurance of the back extensor muscles will be assessed Biering-Sorensen test

  • Activity of abdominis transversus [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Will be assessed with Biofeedback pressure stabilizer

  • Functional Limitation [ Time Frame: Up to 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Will be assessed Rolland Morris Test


Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: February 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pilates with stabilization
This group will do pilates exercises with a focus on control of segmental stabilization of the lumbar spine neutral.
Other: Pilates exercises with stabilization
This group will focus on exercises with core stabilizing muscles. The frequency will be 16 sessions lasting 1 hour.
Other Name: Pilates with stabilization segmental
Active Comparator: Classic Pilates
This group will make Pilates exercises its focus is on mobilization exercises of the lumbar spine.
Other: Classic Pilates
This group will make Pilates exercises its focus is on mobilization exercises of the lumbar spine. The frequency will be 16 sessions lasting 1 hour.
Other Name: Classic Pilates

Detailed Description:

The purpose of this study is to identify what type of Pilates exercise is more effective in controlling low back pain is exercise that uses the method of the classical manner or trunk mobilizations with exercises that target the neutral position of the lumbar spine and deep muscles and focus on stabilizing the trunk.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic low back pain classified by visual analogue scale being 3-6 points to more than 3 weeks
  • Not be performing any other type of physical therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women
  • Back surgeries
  • Cardiovascular and rheumatic diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01533805

Contacts
Contact: Cintia P Souza, Bachelor 552181320046 centropilates@bol.com.br
Contact: Elirez B Silva, Doctoral 552125997170 elirezsilva@ugf.com

Locations
Brazil
Gama Filho University Not yet recruiting
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, 23050-260
Contact: Cintia P Souza, bachelor    2181320046    centropilates@bol.com.br   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Gama Filho
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Cintia P Souza, bachelor University Gama Filho
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cintia Pereira de Souza, Principal Investigator, Universidade Gama Filho
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01533805     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAAE 0119031200011
Study First Received: February 2, 2012
Last Updated: February 14, 2012
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Universidade Gama Filho:
Lumbago
Exercise therapy
Spine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Pain
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 23, 2014