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Effects of Myofascial Release on Pain, Disability and Electromyography of Erector Spinae in Chronic Low Back Pain

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2010 by Cardenal Herrera University.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Hospital Arnau de Vilanova
Information provided by:
Cardenal Herrera University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01241071
First received: November 15, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2010
History: No changes posted

November 15, 2010
November 15, 2010
January 2011
March 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Lumbar Pain [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Short Form McGill Pain Questionnaire. Visual Analogical Scale
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • Disability [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire
  • Fear Avoidance Beliefs [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Fear Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire
  • EMG Erector Spinae [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Electromyography record (MEGAWIN 6000)
  • Lumbar ROM [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Electrogonyometry Fastrak (Polhemus)
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Effects of Myofascial Release on Pain, Disability and Electromyography of Erector Spinae in Chronic Low Back Pain
Effects of a Myofascial Release Protocol on Pain, Disability and Activation Pattern of Erector Spinae in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

The purpose of this study is to determine whether myofascial release techniques are effective in the improvement of pain, disability and electromyography response of lumbar muscles in patients with chronic low back pain.

Not Provided
Interventional
Not Provided
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Low Back Pain
  • Disability
  • Motor Activity
  • Range of Motion
  • Other: myofascial treatment
    myofascial release techniques of different muscles implicated in low back pain
  • Other: Placebo
    A manual sham intervention will be applied to different muscles implicated in low back pain
  • Experimental: Myofascial treatment
    Myofascial release techniques of different muscles implicated in low back pain
    Intervention: Other: myofascial treatment
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Intervention: Other: Placebo

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
60
January 2012
March 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • low back pain for more than 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • vertebra fractures
  • systemic disease (spondylitis, neoplasia, infectious, vascular, endocrine or metabolic disorders)
  • spinal surgery
  • advanced lumbar instability
  • osteoporosis (in advanced stage)
  • degenerative articular disease
  • acute soft tissue inflammation
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • osteomyelitis
  • neuromuscular disease
  • lower limb musculoskeletal injuries
  • radiculopathy
  • cauda equine syndrome
  • myelopathy
  • stenosis
  • structural spine deformity (kyphoscoliosis...)
  • pregnancy
  • abundant menstruation
  • IUD carrier
  • mental disease
  • dermatologic disease
  • skin sensitivity
  • aneurysma
  • corticosteroids treatment
  • anticoagulant therapy
  • hypertension
  • diabetes
  • hemophilia
  • leucemia
  • rejection to manual contact
Both
18 Years to 60 Years
No
Contact: Mª Dolores Arguisuelas Martínez, Professor 0034961369000 ext 1225 doloresarguisuelas@uch.ceu.es
Spain
 
NCT01241071
CEU-UCH-88
No
Mª Dolores Arguisuelas Martínez/Physical Therapy Professor, CEU- Cardenal Herrera
Cardenal Herrera University
Hospital Arnau de Vilanova
Study Director: Javier Romero, Dean Health Science Faculty CEU-UCH
Cardenal Herrera University
November 2010

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