The Effects of Cervical Stabilization Exercises on Pulmonary Functions and Respiratory Muscle Strength
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03395054|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 10, 2018
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Neck Pain||Other: cervical stabilization exercises Other: conventional exercises||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||42 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||The Effects of Cervical Stabilization Exercises on Pulmonary Functions and Respiratory Muscle Strength in Patients With Neck Pain|
|Actual Study Start Date :||December 1, 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 30, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 26, 2017|
the stabilization group
the stabilization group performed cervical stabilization exercises in lying, sitting, standing and on a swisball 3times a week during 8 weeks.
Other: cervical stabilization exercises
cervical stabilization exercises
the control group
the control group performed conventional exercises including neck isometric, isotonic and posture exercises 3 times a week during 8 weeks.
Other: conventional exercises
- pulmonary functions [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]pulmonary functions were measured with spirometric tests by two experienced physical therapists.
- respiratory muscle strength [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]respiratory muscle strength was measured using mouth pressure device by two experienced physical therapists.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03395054
|Institute of Health Sciences|
|Ankara, Altındağ, Turkey, 06030|
|Principal Investigator:||Birgül Morkoç, phd student||Hacettepe University|