Effects of Mirror Therapy on Pain and Function on Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrom (MTSTC)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03169218|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 30, 2017
Last Update Posted : May 30, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome||Other: Mirror therapy Other: Placebo group||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||18 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Masking Description:||Double Blind|
|Official Title:||Effects of Mirror Therapy on Pain and Function on Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrom (MTSTC)|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2017|
Experimental: Mirror therapy group
Mirror therapy group: exercises looking at the reflection in the mirror of the hand moving
Other: Mirror therapy
The treatment proposed for the mirror group consisted of 8 weeks of treatment, performing a series of exercises 2 times a day / 4 times a week. The first 4 weeks the treatment was done in the hospital next to the physiotherapist for 2-3 days a week, and the next 4 weeks the patient performed the exercises following the same guidelines at home.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo group
Placebo group: exercises performed with the mirror turned to avoid the reflection of the hand and looking at the hand that did not remain hidden.
Other: Placebo group
The treatment was the same than proposed in inference group but with a mirror covered to avoid the reflexion on the hand and looking at the hand that did not remain hidden.
- To evaluate changes on pain [ Time Frame: Changes in 8 weeks ]Evaluation on pain through McGill Pain Questionnaire This questionnaire is self-administered.
- To evaluate changes on the function of the upper limb. [ Time Frame: Changes in 8 weeks ]Evaluation on function through disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire (DASH)
- To evaluate catastrophism associated with pain. [ Time Frame: Day 0 of the study ]Evaluation through Pain Catastrophizing Scale This questionnaire is self-administered
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|Hospital de Manises|
|Valencia, Spain, 46940|
|Study Director:||Sonia Monterde, PT, Phd||Faculty of Medicina i Ciències de la Salut; University Rovira i Virgili|