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Comparison of Different Massage Techniques Plus Conservative Applications in Low Back Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02714803
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : March 22, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Seyda TOPRAK CELENAY, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to compare of different massage techniques plus conservative aplications in low back pain treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Low Back Pain Behavioral: "Connective tissue massage" and "Conservative applications" Behavioral: "Classic massage group" and "Conservative applications" Behavioral: "Sham massage group" and "Conservative applications" Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 61 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Assistant Professor
Study Start Date : March 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Connective tissue massage group
Connective tissue massage plus conservative applications including superficial thermal, electrotherapy and home exercise program were applied
Behavioral: "Connective tissue massage" and "Conservative applications"
Connective tissue massage and conservative aplications were applied 5 days per week for a total of 10 sessions for 2 weeks.

Active Comparator: Classic massage group
Classic massage plus conservative applications including superficial thermal, electrotherapy and home exercise program were applied
Behavioral: "Classic massage group" and "Conservative applications"
Classic massage and conservative aplications were applied 5 days per week for a total of 10 sessions for 2 weeks.

Sham Comparator: Sham massage group
Sham massage plus conservative applications including superficial thermal, electrotherapy and home exercise program were applied
Behavioral: "Sham massage group" and "Conservative applications"
Sham massage and conservative aplications were applied 5 days per week for a total of 10 sessions for 2 weeks.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in low back pain intensity as measured by Visual Analog Scale [ Time Frame: Change from baseline low back pain intensity at 2 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in quality of life as assessed by Short Form-36 [ Time Frame: Change from baseline quality of life at 2 weeks ]
  2. Change in functional statue as assessed by Oswestry Disability Index [ Time Frame: Change from baseline functional statue at 2 weeks ]
  3. Change in psychologic statue as assessed by Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale [ Time Frame: Change from baseline psychologic statue at 2 weeks ]


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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
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Having non specific low back pain without any relevant ongoing pathologies such as disc prolapse, spondylolisthesis, fractures, tumor, osteoporosis, infection
  • Willing to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Spinal surgery in the past 6 months or having to undergo surgery or invasive examinations during the study;
  • neurological disease;
  • psychiatric disease;
  • serious chronic disease that could interfere with the outcomes (e.g., cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis),
  • pregnant during the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02714803


Locations
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Turkey
Ataturk Training and Research Hospital
Ankara, Cankaya, Turkey, 06800
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ataturk Training and Research Hospital
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Responsible Party: Seyda TOPRAK CELENAY, Assistant Professor, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02714803    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2015-11/33
First Posted: March 22, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 22, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations