Yoga Exercise for Improving Balance in Patients With Subacute &Chronic Stroke

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01806922
First received: March 6, 2013
Last updated: February 9, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
  Purpose

Hypothesis: This study investigated the hypothesis that subacute and chronic stroke patients who received a combination of yoga and traditional physiotherapy were getting more improvement in standing balance than traditional physiotherapy. And we also hypothesis yoga can improve post-stroke depression symtom.


Condition Intervention
Depression
Stroke
Behavioral: Yoga

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Yoga Exercise for Improving Balance in Patients With Subacute &Chronic Stroke : A Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Berg Balance Scale [ Time Frame: within 7 days after finish yoga therapy course ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Taiwanese Depression Questionnaire [ Time Frame: within 7 days after finish yoga therapy course ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: March 2013
Study Completion Date: February 2014
Primary Completion Date: February 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Yoga training, Tradiational physiotherapy
Experimental Group(20 people) receive tradiational physiotherapy(4 times in a week, every time 1 hour), and 8-weeks yoga training(2 time in a week, every time 1 hour)
Behavioral: Yoga
No Intervention: Tradiational physiotherapy
Control Group(20 people)only receive tradiational rehabiliation( 4 times in a week, every time 1 hour ) for 8 weeks.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. The time of stroke onset is more than 91 days.
  2. Able to stand for more than 1 minutes.
  3. Between the ages of 30 and 80.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Now receive others palliative therapy.
  2. Significant psychotic disease.
  3. Obvious language disorder.
  4. Medical contraindication(clincans evaluate cannot included).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01806922

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch
Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, 30059
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yen-Ting Lai National Taiwan University Hospital Hsin-Chu Branch
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01806922     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201210006RIB
Study First Received: March 6, 2013
Last Updated: February 9, 2014
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Yoga
Stroke
Standing balance
Depression

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Stroke
Cerebral Infarction
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014