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Progressive Exercise After Operation of Rotator Cuff Rupture and Anterior Labrum Rupture

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00624117
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 26, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 27, 2010
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Jyväskylä Central Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of progressive strength training after rotator cuff and labrum operation of the shoulder joint.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Rotator Cuff Disease Shoulder Joint Behavioral: Progressive exercise Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Progressive Exercise After Operation of Rotator Cuff Rupture and Anterior Labrum Rupture: Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : May 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: A Behavioral: Progressive exercise
home-based exercise program, 2 to 3 exercise sessions per week

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Strength and mobility [ Time Frame: one year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • rupture of rotator cuff
  • rupture of anterior labrum
  • age 18 to 65 years
  • motivated to continue in work life
  • motivated for rehabilitation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • former operation in the same joint
  • major arthrosis in the same joint
  • cervical disk herniation
  • concised spinal cord
  • conditions after cervical spine operations
  • rheumatic diseases
  • fibromyalgia
  • pregnancy
  • severe depression
  • alcoholism
  • misusing of drugs
  • disease that prevents progressive exercise eg. back pain, heart disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00624117

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Jyväskylä Central Hospital
Jyväskylä, Finland, 40620
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Jari Ylinen, PhD Jyväskylä Central Hospital
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Responsible Party: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD, Jyväskylä Central Hospital Identifier: NCT00624117    
Other Study ID Numbers: Dnro46/2005
First Posted: February 26, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 27, 2010
Last Verified: May 2010
Keywords provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:
shoulder joint
recovery of function
effectiveness of rehabilitation
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Wounds and Injuries