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Chiropractic Manual Therapy in Infantile Colic

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: NCT01513304
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 20, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Professor Jennifer Bolton, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
Efficacy of chiropractic manual therapy in infants with excessive crying behaviour. Influence of parental bias in reporting crying behaviour.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infantile Colic Procedure: Manual therapy Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : September 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Chiropractic

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Chiropractic manual therapy Procedure: Manual therapy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Daily crying diary

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 8 Weeks   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Excessive crying,
  • infant less than 8weeks of age,
  • born at gestational age 37 weeks or later, otherwise healthy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not accepted for chiropractic care

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01513304

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United Kingdom
Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH5 2DF
Sponsors and Collaborators
Professor Jennifer Bolton

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Responsible Party: Professor Jennifer Bolton, Director of Research, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT01513304    
Other Study ID Numbers: AECCRCT1
First Posted: January 20, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 20, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Infant, Newborn, Diseases