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Predicting Outcome Following Standardized Exercise Therapy in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04123756
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 11, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kristian Kjær Petersen, Aalborg University

Brief Summary:

Pain sensitization has been associated with pain severity in people with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) and a neuropathic pain component has been identified in up to 30% of KOA patients. Mechanistic pain profiling aims to identify the underlying mechanisms in the peripheral and central nervous systems, which are associated to the clinical pain.

In addition, the mechanisms underlying the pain relieving effect of standardized exercise therapy are largely unknown, but it is hypothesized that they are linked to the patient's ability to activate the descending pain inhibitory pathways (conditioned pain modulation, CPM) in the central nervous system. Mechanistic pain profiling including CPM have been used prognostic to identify responders to treatment, but these measures as a prognostic tool for standardized exercise therapy has not been investigated.

The primary aim of this study is to investigate if mechanistic pain profiling alone or in combination with clinical pain measures before standardized exercise therapy can predict the patients' pain reduction following the exercise therapy program


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Knee Osteoarthritis Behavioral: standardized exercise therapy for knee OA patients

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 130 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Smerteprofiler Som Redskab Til at prædiktere Effekten af 6-8 Ugers GLA:D®-forløb Hos Patienter Med Smertefuld Slidgigt i knæene
Actual Study Start Date : October 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 1, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 31, 2022

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Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: standardized exercise therapy for knee OA patients
    Standardized exercise therapy for 6-8 weeks (two times per week).


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain reduction [ Time Frame: 1-2 weeks after last exercise session ]
    Pain measured on a numerical rating scale from 0 (no pain) to 10 (worst pain imaginable)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
130 patients with knee osteoarthritis scheduled for standardized exercise therapy
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The American College of Rheumatology for clinical knee osteoarthritis (excluding radiological OA assessment)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known factors to influence pain and pain sensitization

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04123756


Contacts
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Contact: Kristian K Petersen, Ph.d +45 99407529 kkp@hst.aau.dk

Locations
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Denmark
FysioDanmark Aarhus Recruiting
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Contact: Simon Hansen, PT, B.Sc    +45 99407862    siha@hst.aau.dk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Aalborg University

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Responsible Party: Kristian Kjær Petersen, Associate Professor, M.Sc., Ph.D., Aalborg University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04123756     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N-20190045
First Posted: October 11, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2019
Last Verified: October 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases