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Influence of Whole Body Vibration Compared to Conventional Physiotherapy in Patients With Gonarthrosis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Gregor Stein, University of Cologne
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01037972
First received: December 22, 2009
Last updated: October 7, 2011
Last verified: October 2011

December 22, 2009
October 7, 2011
March 2010
June 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Pain Reduction [ Time Frame: 6 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Pain reduction [ Time Frame: baseline, 6, 12, 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01037972 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Motion analysis [ Time Frame: 6 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Pain reduction [ Time Frame: 12 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Pain reduction [ Time Frame: 26 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Motion analysis [ Time Frame: 12 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Motion analysis [ Time Frame: 26 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 6 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 12 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 26 weeks after inclusion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Motion analysis [ Time Frame: baseline, 6, 12, 26 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Influence of Whole Body Vibration Compared to Conventional Physiotherapy in Patients With Gonarthrosis
Influence of Whole Body Vibration Compared to Conventional Physiotherapy in Patients With Gonarthrosis

40 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee will be randomly assigned to conventional physiotherapy on the one and whole body vibration exercises on the other hand. The duration of the training will be 6 weeks, three times a week.

The outcome will be measured by WOMAC and SF-12 scores relating to pain and quality of life. The second outcome criteria will be a motion analysis and balance testing before and after the training.

The follow-up is 26 weeks.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample

Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

Osteoarthritis
  • Behavioral: Conventional physiotherapy
    3 times weekly 30 minutes of conventional physiotherapy to strengthen muscular strength and balance in the lower extremity.
    Other Name: Galileo
  • Behavioral: Whole body vibration
    3 times weekly 30 minutes of exercises on a whole body vibration device to strengthen muscular strength and improve muscular balance in the lower extremity.
    Other Name: Galileo Whole body vibration
  • Whole body vibration
    Intervention: Behavioral: Whole body vibration
  • Conventional physiotherapy
    Intervention: Behavioral: Conventional physiotherapy
Stein G, Knoell P, Faymonville C, Kaulhausen T, Siewe J, Otto C, Eysel P, Zarghooni K. Whole body vibration compared to conventional physiotherapy in patients with gonarthrosis: a protocol for a randomized, controlled study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jun 21;11:128. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-11-128.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
40
October 2011
June 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 30-80 years old
  • WOMAC 30-70 mm (VAS)
  • Gonarthrosis (Kellgren/Lawrence) II-III

Exclusion Criteria:

  • WOMAC >70 mm (VAS)
  • Endoprosthesis in lower extremity
  • BMI >40 kg/m2
Both
30 Years to 80 Years
No
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Germany
 
NCT01037972
Galileo, 2009-017617-29
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Dr. Gregor Stein, University of Cologne
University of Cologne
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Principal Investigator: Kourosh Zarghooni, MD University of Cologne
Study Director: Gregor Stein, MD University of Cologne
University of Cologne
October 2011

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