Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Strength Training in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2011 by Universidade Gama Filho.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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Information provided by:
Universidade Gama Filho
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01360281
First received: May 19, 2011
Last updated: May 23, 2011
Last verified: May 2011
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficiency of neuromuscular electrical stimulation and of resisted exercises on increasing quadriceps strength, decreasing pain and on recovering motor function of patients with knee osteoarthritis.


Condition Intervention
Knee Osteoarthritis
Other: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
Other: ECR

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Strength Training in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

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Further study details as provided by Universidade Gama Filho:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in Quadriceps strength [ Time Frame: Before and after an 8 weeks intervention ]
  • Change in Pain [ Time Frame: Before and after an 8 weeks intervention ]
  • Change in Moving function [ Time Frame: Before and after an 8 weeks intervention ]

Estimated Enrollment: 34
Study Start Date: May 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ECR Other: ECR
Resisted exercises
No Intervention: Control
Experimental: NMES Other: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   38 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • American College of rheumatology criterion for osteoarthritis diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients that have done knee replacement or are about to do.
  • Patients with health conditions that are not compatible with the interventions
  • Patients that have done intraarticular corticoid
  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Thais Dadalto, Physical Therapist 55 21 81988001 tvdadalto@hotmail.com

Locations
Brazil
Clinica Escola de Fisioterapia da Universidade Gama Filho Recruiting
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Contact: Elirez Silva, Doctor       elirezsilva@ugf.com.br   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Gama Filho
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Thais Varanda Dadalto, Universidade Gama Filho
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01360281     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAAE00780312000-10
Study First Received: May 19, 2011
Last Updated: May 23, 2011
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Universidade Gama Filho:
Quadriceps strength
osteoarthritis rehabilitation
NMES

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases

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