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Treatment of Whiplash Associated Disorders by APOS Kit

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00266981
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2005 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : December 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 20, 2005
Clalit Health Services
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Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this study is to compare two techniques for treating patients with Whiplash Associated Disorders, in relation to: disability, balance, cervical pain and cervical range of motion.

The hypothesis: The APOS kit treatment is more effective than the short wave therapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Whiplash Associated Disorders Cervical Pain Device: APOS - exercise component Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 132 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial Which Compare the Effectiveness of an APOS Kit With Short Waves Therapy for Treating Whiplash Associated Disorders
Study Start Date : March 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. neck disability score
  2. neck pain score
  3. balance score
  4. cervical range of motion

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:Cervical pain, Motor vehicle accident a week prior to cervical pain, age above 16, ability to walk independently, signed inform consent, insured in "Clalit health services" Exclusion Criteria: Inability to walk independently, age 16 or less, not signed an inform consent, WAD grade 4, past treatment for WAD, pregnancy, pacemaker, cancer.


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00266981

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Contact: Goni Meron, PTB 00 972 2 5335039

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Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Arik Tzukert, DMD    00 972 2 6776095   
Contact: Hadas Lamberg, PhD    00 972 2 6777572   
Principal Investigator: Goni Meron, PTB         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Clalit Health Services
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Principal Investigator: Milka Donchin, MD, MPH School of Public Health, Hadassah Medical Organization

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00266981    
Other Study ID Numbers: aposgo-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: December 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 20, 2005
Last Verified: December 2005
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neck Pain
Whiplash Injuries
Neck Injuries
Wounds and Injuries
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms