A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Treatment of Contractures With Mechanically Applied Stretch and Heat.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2006 by Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District NHS Trust.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Action Medical Research
Information provided by:
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District NHS Trust
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00281359
First received: January 23, 2006
Last updated: August 6, 2009
Last verified: January 2006
  Purpose

This study is looking at new ways to stretch knee contractures in children with cerebral palsy using a specially designed splint.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cerebral Palsy
Device: dynamic splinting
Device: heat pad followed by dynamic splinting
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Treatment of Contractures With Mechanically Applied Stretch and Heat.

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Further study details as provided by Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District NHS Trust:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Range of motion

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2003
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 16 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

children with cerebral palsy -

Exclusion Criteria:

absent thermal sensation -

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00281359

Contacts
Contact: John Patrick, FRCS 0044 1691 404532 john.patrick@rjah.nhs.uk
Contact: William Bromwich, BSc 0044 1691 404532 william.bromwich@rjah.nhs.uk

Locations
United Kingdom
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital NHS Trust Recruiting
Oswestry, Shropshire, United Kingdom, SY10 7AG
Sub-Investigator: William Bromwich, BSc         
Principal Investigator: John Patrick, FRCS         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District NHS Trust
Action Medical Research
Investigators
Principal Investigator: John Patrick Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281359     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RL1 230
Study First Received: January 23, 2006
Last Updated: August 6, 2009
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District NHS Trust:
cerebral palsy
dynamic splinting
contractures
heat therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Palsy
Contracture
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Muscular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014