Tight Achilles Tendon, Hyperpronation and Anterior Knee Pains
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00246558|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (The study stopped due to unforeseen circumstances.)
First Posted : October 30, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2014
The purpose of the study is to investigate the prevalence of pain in the anterior part of the knee, amongst youngsters between 16 and 18 years of age.
Furthermore, this trial intends to study the connection between the pain, hyperpronation of the foot and tight Achilles tendon.
We want to find out if there is a need of an early effort in terms of information, training and/or support for the shoes.
|Condition or disease|
|Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome|
All students (around 300) between 16 and 18 years of age from one Gymnasium, receives a questionnaire. They are asked to answer whether they have had pain in the anterior part of their knee within the last month. If so they are invited to participate in a scientific study. An equivalent group with no pain are invited to participate as a control group.
In both groups navicular drop and drift will be measured together with the dorsal flexion. The investigations are made single-blinded as the investigators do not know if the "patient" has pain or not.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Official Title:||Is There a Connection Between a Tight Achilles Tendon, Hyperpronation of the Foot and Pain in the Anterior Part of the Knee|
|Study Start Date :||November 2005|
|Study Completion Date :||November 2005|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00246558
|Northern Orthopaedic Division, Klinik Aalborg|
|Aalborg, Northern Jutland, Denmark|
|Principal Investigator:||Ole Simonsen, MD||Northern Orthopaedic Division, Denmark|