Physical Therapy Management in Degenerative Lumbar Diseases and Osteoporosis

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified October 2012 by National Taiwan University Hospital
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01703403
First received: October 5, 2012
Last updated: October 9, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
  Purpose

Low back pain is a common health issue in elderly population. According to the statistics, more than 80% of Taiwanese suffer low back pain in the life. The cause of low back pain includes lumbar spondylosis, osteoporosis, compression fracture, muscle strain, spondylolisthesis…etc. In addition to drugs and surgery, physical therapy is an alternative choice for conservative treatment. Therefore, in this study, the investigators propose to analyze the physical examination, diagnostic methods, X ray, physical therapy records, physical therapy methods and clinical outcomes in patients with the diagnosis including lumbar spondylosis, low back pain, osteoporosis, compression fracture, back pain treated at National Taiwan University Hospital and received rehabilitation at the Physical Therapy Center in recent ten years.


Condition
Low Back Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Physical Therapy Management in Degenerative Lumbar Diseases and Osteoporosis

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: May 2012
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

patients with the diagnosis including lumbar spondylosis, low back pain, osteoporosis, compression fracture, back pain treated at National Taiwan University Hospital and received rehabilitation at the Physical Therapy Center in recent ten years.

Criteria

Experimental group:

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with the diagnosis including lumbar spondylosis, low back pain, osteoporosis, compression fracture, back pain treated at National Taiwan University Hospital
  • received rehabilitation at the Physical Therapy Center in recent ten years.

Control group:

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with the diagnosis including lumbar spondylosis, low back pain, osteoporosis, compression fracture, back pain treated at National Taiwan University Hospital
  • not received rehabilitation at the Physical Therapy Center in recent ten years.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01703403

Contacts
Contact: Wei-Li Hsu, PT,PhD 886-2-33668127 wlhsu@ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
School & Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Wei-Li Hsu, PT,PhD    886-2-3366-8127    wlhsu@ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wei-Li Hsu, PT,PhD School of physical therapy, National Taiwan University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01703403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201205036RIC
Study First Received: October 5, 2012
Last Updated: October 9, 2012
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
physical therapy
treated at NTUH and received rehabilitation at the PTC in recent ten years.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Osteoporosis
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

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