Effect of THAI Traditional Massage on Bone Markers
The purpose of this study is to explore the skeletal effect of Thai traditional massage by examining the changes in biochemical markers of bone turnover immediately after the massage.
|Study Design:||Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
|Official Title:||Acute Changes in Biochemical Markers of Bone Resorption and Formation After THAI Traditional Massage|
- Biochemical markers of bone resorption; C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (CTx-I) and of bone formation; total procollagen type 1 amino-terminal propeptide (P1NP)level [ Time Frame: 2 hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
|Study Start Date:||June 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
1= THAI traditional massage
Procedure: Thai Traditional massage
Thai traditional massage for 2 hours by a single masseuse.
Other Name: Thai massagae
Each subject received Thai traditional massage for 2 hours by a single masseuse.
|Bangkok, Thailand, 10400|
|Principal Investigator:||Sunee - Saetung, Msc||Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400|