Effect of Neck Strength Training on Health-related Quality of Life in Females With Neck Pain

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01057836
First received: January 26, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether intensive one-year neck strength training can enhance health related quality of life in females with chronic neck pain.


Condition Intervention
Neck Pain
Behavioral: Neck endurance training
Behavioral: Stretching

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Neck Strength Training on Health-related Quality of Life in Females With Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled 1-year Follow-up Study

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Further study details as provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 15 Dimensional instrument

Enrollment: 180
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Neck strength training Behavioral: Neck endurance training
Experimental: Neck endurance training Behavioral: Neck endurance training
Active Comparator: Stretching Behavioral: Stretching

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 53 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • female
  • aged 25 to 53 years
  • office worker
  • permanently employed
  • motivated to continue working
  • motivated for rehabilitation
  • constant or frequently occurring neck pain for more than 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe disorders of the cervical spine
  • disk prolapse
  • spinal stenosis
  • postoperative conditions in the neck and shoulder areas
  • history of severe trauma
  • instability
  • spasmodic torticollis
  • frequent migraine
  • peripheral nerve entrapment
  • fibromyalgia
  • shoulder diseases (tendonitis, bursitis, capsulitis)
  • inflammatory rheumatic diseases
  • severe psychiatric illness and other diseases that prevent physical loading
  • pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Finland
Punkaharju Rehabilitation Centre
Punkaharju, Finland, 58450
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jari Ylinen, PhD, MD Central Finland Health Care District
  More Information

No publications provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Jari Ylinen, Central Finland Health Care District
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01057836     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Neck HRQoL
Study First Received: January 26, 2010
Last Updated: January 26, 2010
Health Authority: Finland: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neck Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 30, 2014