Heat Versus Ice in the Acute Management of Neck and Back Strain Injuries
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01535365|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 17, 2012
Results First Posted : February 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 17, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Back Strain Neck Strain||Other: Heat Other: Cold||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Heat Versus Ice in the Acute Management of Neck and Back Strain Injuries|
|Study Start Date :||March 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2009|
Active Comparator: Heat
Application of Heat pad to site of muscle sprain.
Application of heat pack to the back or neck sprain.
Other Name: warm pack
Active Comparator: Cold
Application of ice pack to muscle sprain.
Application of ice pack to the back or neck sprain.
- Pain Score After Treatment [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]Pain measured with validated 100 mm VAS with 0 representing no pain and 100 representing most severe pain imaginable
- Request for Rescue Analgesia [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]Number of participants requesting a rescue analgesic be given
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01535365
|United States, New York|
|Stony Brook University Medical Center|
|Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11794|
|Principal Investigator:||ADAM SINGER, MD||Stony Brook University|