Thai Traditional Massage Increases Biochemical Marker of Bone Formation in Postmenopausal Women

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01627028
First received: June 21, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

To investigate the skeletal effect of Thai traditional massage by examining the changes in biochemical markers of bone turnover.


Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoporosis
Procedure: Thai traditional massage
Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Thai Traditional Massage Increases Biochemical Marker of Bone Formation in Postmenopausal Women: a Randomized Crossover Trial

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Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Thai traditional massage
    two hours of Thai traditional massage twice a week for 4 weeks
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

community sampling

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal women

EXclusion Criteria:

  • History of hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and cancer
  • glucocorticoid or medication for osteoporosis
  • Swelling joints
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Thailand
Ramathibodi Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand, 10400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01627028     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ID 10-53-28
Study First Received: June 21, 2012
Last Updated: June 21, 2012
Health Authority: Thailand: Ethical Committee

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Thai traditional massage
Bone formation
Bone resorption

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 22, 2014