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The Foot Exercises in Patellofemoral Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03099512
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2017
Last Update Posted : January 14, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pınar Kısacık, Hacettepe University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the additional effects of Short Foot Exercises on pain, biomechanical characteristics and functionality of lower extremity in patients with patellofemoral pain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome Pronation Deformity of the Foot Exercise Pain Biomechanics Functionality Other: SFE Other: Exercise Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effects of Foot Exercises on Pain, Biomechanical Characteristics and Functionality of Lower Extremity in Patients With Patellofemoral Pain
Actual Study Start Date : April 3, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 29, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : September 29, 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Ex+SFE Group
Individuals in this group who will perform exercises for knee and also short foot exercise
Other: SFE
The 'short foot exercise' has been described as a means to isolate contraction of the plantar intrinsic muscles.

Other: Exercise
Exercises which improves muscle strength, ROM...

Active Comparator: Ex Group
Individuals in this group who will perform exercises for knee only
Other: Exercise
Exercises which improves muscle strength, ROM...




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Visual Analogue Scale [ Time Frame: Change from baseline pain at 6th week ]
    Asked for expression of pain



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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • aged between 25-60
  • diagnosed as patellofemoral pain syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Having walking disability
  • Having a trauma, knee surgery or other arthritis

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03099512


Locations
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Turkey
Pınar Kısacık
Ankara, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hacettepe University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Pınar Kısacık Hacettepe University
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Responsible Party: Pınar Kısacık, Research Asistant, Hacettepe University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03099512    
Other Study ID Numbers: GO 17/168
First Posted: April 4, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2020
Last Verified: January 2020

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Pınar Kısacık, Hacettepe University:
Patellofemoral pain
foot deformity
foot pronation
short foot exercise
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Congenital Abnormalities
Syndrome
Somatoform Disorders
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases