Massage in Treating Painful Shoulder
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01307826|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 3, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 3, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Shoulder Pain Syndrome Pain Frozen Shoulder||Other: massage||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Comparison of the Effectiveness of Massage Based on the Tensegrity Rule and Classical Massage in Treating Painful Shoulder|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2010|
Experimental: tensegrity massage
In this group of patients massage sessions based on the tensegrity method were applied.
session - 20 minutes.
Before the massage, palpable evaluation of the selected anatomical structures was carried out - to determine which tissues have the greatest sensitivity and which motor organs show increased tension (by pressing the attachment). In all the examined patients, pain of the following muscle attachments were shown:
A palpable evaluation of the previously examined points was again performed during the final part, with particular attention paid to painful muscles, in order to analyze the effectiveness of the performed relaxation.
Active Comparator: classical massage
In this group of patients 10 classical massage sessions were applied
classical massage (Swedish massage)
- mobility measurement [ Time Frame: immediately before the first massage session - Test 1, on the day the therapy ended - Test 2 - two weeks after therapy started, and one month after the last massage - Test 3 ]To assess massage effectiveness, mobility measurements were conducted in each patient. Both were conducted three times
- McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ) [ Time Frame: immediately before the first massage session - Test 1, on the day the therapy ended - Test 2 - two weeks after therapy started, and one month after the last massage - Test 3 ]To assess massage effectiveness, McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ) were conducted in each patient.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01307826
|University School of Physical Education in Wrocław|
|Wrocław, Wroclaw destrict, Poland, 51-612|
|Study Chair:||Krzysztof Kassolik, PhD||University School of Physical Education in Wrocław|