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Chiropractic Adjustment on Physiological Measurements

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier:
First received: September 21, 2006
Last updated: July 31, 2007
Last verified: July 2007
This research is designed to study the effects of chiropractic adjustment on the physiological responses (EEG, EMG, HRV, skin temperature, and respiration) of college student and faculty population.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Device: ProAdjuster

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to understand the physiological response of a chiropractic adjustment

Study Start Date: October 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Asymptomatic subjects (without somatosensory peripheral pain) will be recruited in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

Subjects with heart failure and any nervous system diseases will be excluded from the study. Additional exclusions include osteoporosis, pregnancy, diabetes, vascular insufficiency, and history of joint replacement therapy. Subjects under medical treatment, surgery and trauma within six months will be excluded

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00379873

Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Principal Investigator: John Zhang, MD, PhD Logan College of Chiropractic
Study Director: Rodger Tepe, PhD Logan College of Chirppractic
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00379873     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0606060021
Study First Received: September 21, 2006
Last Updated: July 31, 2007 processed this record on September 21, 2017