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Treatment of Whiplash Associated Disorders by APOS Kit

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2005 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Clalit Health Services
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Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2005
History: No changes posted

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 Intervention
Whiplash Associated Disorders Cervical Pain Device: APOS - exercise component

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • neck disability score
  • neck pain score
  • balance score
  • cervical range of motion

Estimated Enrollment: 132
Study Start Date: March 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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: NCT00266981

Contact: Goni Meron, PTB 00 972 2 5335039

Hadassah Medical Organization Not yet recruiting
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
Principal Investigator: Milka Donchin, MD, MPH School of Public Health, Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information Identifier: NCT00266981     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: aposgo-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: December 19, 2005
Last Updated: December 19, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Whiplash Injuries
Neck Pain
Pathologic Processes
Neck Injuries
Wounds and Injuries
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
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