Chiropractic Adjustment on Physiological Measurements

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 1, 2007
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Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Device: ProAdjuster Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Study Start Date : October 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Chiropractic

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

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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 (NCT number): 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