The Effects of Cervical Spine Manipulation On Postural Control

This study has been completed.
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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

August 31, 2007
October 16, 2008
August 2007
December 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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The Effects of Cervical Spine Manipulation On Postural Control
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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.

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Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Posture
Procedure: HVLA chiropractic manipulation
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Completed
30
December 2007
December 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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
Both
18 Years to 45 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00524654
SR0411060017
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Logan College of Chiropractic
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Principal Investigator: Rodger Tepe, PhD Logan College
Logan College of Chiropractic
October 2008

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