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Diathermy Compared With Sham Diathermy in Doms Management

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02367079
Recruitment Status : Terminated (1 day data collection)
First Posted : February 20, 2015
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Studi Fisioterapici di Montagna

Brief Summary:
To investigate the effect of hand massage, switched on diathermy or sham/switched off diathermy on DOMS in a group of athletes suffering DOMS after a ski mountaineering race.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Musculoskeletal Diseases Device: Diathermy Phase 4

Detailed Description:
This study examine DOMS in athletes following a ski mountaineering race, pain measured with numbering pain rating scale NPRS and perceived global improvement (PGIC) after treatment have been measured after a massage treatment, a diathermy treatment and a sham diathermy treatment.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Diathermy Compared With Sham Diathermy in Doms Management
Study Start Date : April 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Switched on diathermy
Switched on diathermy was used on DOMS compared to sham diathermy
Device: Diathermy
Sham diathermy vs switched on diathermy effect on pain where assessed

Sham Comparator: Switched OFF diathermy
Switched OFF diathermy was used on DOMS compared to REAL diathermy
Device: Diathermy
Sham diathermy vs switched on diathermy effect on pain where assessed




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Numering pain rating scale [ Time Frame: Day 1 ]
    Numering pain rating scale was assessed pre e post treatment



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Healthy patients who complaints about D.O.M.S. after a skimountaneering race

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patient who complain of pathology such trauma or declaring consuming drugs for pain management where excluded from the study.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02367079


Locations
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Italy
Studi fisioterapici di Montagna
Aosta, Italy, 11100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Studi Fisioterapici di Montagna
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: LORENZO VISCONTI, Bsc Studi Fisioterapici di Montagna
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Responsible Party: Studi Fisioterapici di Montagna
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02367079    
Other Study ID Numbers: StudiFM
First Posted: February 20, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 20, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Musculoskeletal Diseases