Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises in Patients With Scapular Dyskinesis and Cervicalgia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cinthia Santos Miotto de Amorim, Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01568840
First received: March 26, 2012
Last updated: March 29, 2012
Last verified: March 2012

March 26, 2012
March 29, 2012
July 2010
January 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Function of the upper extremity [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire was used to measure function of the upper extremity, where 0 corresponded to "no disability" and 100 corresponded to "most severe disability".
Same as current
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  • Pain severity [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The Visual Analogical Scale (VAS) was used to measure pain, where the left extremity corresponded to"no pain" and the right extremity, corresponded to"maximum pain".
  • Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The HRQoL was assessed using the Short Form (SF)-12, the abbreviated version of the SF-36, whose score ranges from 0 to 100, and higher scores reflect better quality of life.
  • Function of the neck [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The Neck Disability Index (NDI) was used to measure fuction of the neck, whose score ranges from 0 to 50: disability (0-5); mild disability (5-14); moderate disability (15-24); severe disability (25-34) and totally disabled (35-50).
Same as current
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Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises in Patients With Scapular Dyskinesis and Cervicalgia
Effectiveness of Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises on Function, Pain, and Quality of Life of Patients With Scapular Dyskinesis and Cervicalgia: A Randomized Clinical Study

The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of global postural reeducation relative to segmental exercises in the treatment of scapular dyskinesis with cervicalgia.

Purpose: To assess the effectiveness of global postural reeducation relative to segmental exercises in the treatment of scapular dyskinesis with cervicalgia.

Methods: Participants with scapular dyskinesis and cervicalgia (n = 30) aged 18 to 65 years were randomly assigned to one of two groups: Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises(stretching and strengthening). Upper extremity was assessed using the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire. Function of the neck was estimated using the Neck Disability Index (NDI). Pain severity was measured using a Visual Analogical Scale. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was assessed using the Short Form (SF)-12. Assessments were conducted at baseline and after 10 weekly sessions (60 minutes each). Significance level was established at 5%.

Interventional
Phase 1
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Cervicalgia
  • Other: Global Postural Reeducation Group
    Sessions happened once a week for 10 weeks, lasting 60 minutes each and consisted in manual therapy maneuvers and global postural reeducation treatment.
    Other Names:
    • Global Postural Reeducation
    • Stretching Exercises
  • Other: Segmental Exercises Group
    Sessions happened once a week for 10 weeks, lasting 60 minutes each and consisted in segmental exercises (stretching and strengthening) treatment.
    Other Names:
    • Segmental Exercises
    • Stretching and Strengthening Exercises
  • Experimental: Global Postural Reeducation Group
    Global Postural Reeducation
    Intervention: Other: Global Postural Reeducation Group
  • Active Comparator: Segmental Exercises Group
    Segmental Exercises
    Intervention: Other: Segmental Exercises Group
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Completed
30
February 2011
January 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scapular Dyskinesis as per the SICK Scapula Rating Scale
  • Chronic Cervicalgia (pain for at least three months)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Prolapsed Inter-Vertebral Disk (as confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging),
  • Winged Scapula due to lesions of the long thoracic nerve or spinal accessory nerve, (as documented by electromyography)
Both
18 Years to 65 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Brazil
 
NCT01568840
192/10
Yes
Cinthia Santos Miotto de Amorim, Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
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Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
March 2012

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