Comparison of Activator Manipulation Versus Manual Side Posture Manipulation in Patients With Low Back Pain
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00497861|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 9, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 9, 2007
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Back Pain||Procedure: Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique|
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of (MFMA) Activator instrument adjusting to manual side posture (HVL) adjustments in patients with acute low back pain.
Primary outcomes measured include pain measurement with a VAS scale, the use of the Oswestry pain scale questionnaire, and the Bournemouth back pain scale questionnaire.
An additional aim of this study is to evaluate feasibility of recruitment, data collection, and other procedures which can lead to additional studies with larger number of subjects including a control group.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Comparison of Mechanical Force, Manually Assisted Activator Manipulation Versus Manual Side Posture Manipulation in Patients With Low Back Pain: a Randomized Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||December 2004|
|Study Completion Date :||April 2007|
- Revised Oswestry [ Time Frame: December 2008 ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00497861
|United States, Missouri|
|Cleveland Chiropractic College|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64131|
|Principal Investigator:||Mark T Pfefer, D.C., R.N.||Cleveland Chiropractic College|