Comparison of the ProAdjuster Analysis to the Penning Method of Determining Intersegmental Motion of the Cervical Spine

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00321529
First received: May 1, 2006
Last updated: May 23, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if the ProAdjuster system of analysis can be used to determine cervical spine instability using the Penning system of radiographic marking as a standard of comparison.


Condition Intervention
Cervical Spine Instability
Device: motion analysis by durometer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Study Completion Date: October 2006
Detailed Description:

This study will utilize the ProAdjuster Device as a method of assessing the motion of the cervical spine in participants with instability as determined by a Penning Radiographic analysis. Only participants with existing radiographic studies will be included in the study. No additional Radiographic will be required.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: Logan student, staff, or faculty with no history of ankle injury; 2. Age 18 – 60 yoa.

Exclusion Criteria: 1. Logan student, staff, or faculty ; 2. Local infection, injury or other malignancy affecting the cervical spine; 3. Any unstable joints of the cervical spine than require immobilization ; 4. Any manipulation to cervical spine within 48 hours; 5. Pregnancy.

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00321529

Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dennis E. Enix, DC Logan Chiropractic College
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00321529     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0327060002
Study First Received: May 1, 2006
Last Updated: May 23, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
Cervical spine instability
Penning Study

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014