We are updating the design of this site. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

A Randomized Controlled Single-Blind Study of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Postural Control

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00521469
First Posted: August 28, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2008
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.
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
  Purpose
To determine the effects of instrument-applied chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) on postural control.

Condition Intervention Phase
Disequilibrium Device: Pro Adjuster Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Single-Blind Study of the Effects of Instrument-Applied Spinal Manipulative Therapy on Postural Control

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students, staff or faculty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous lower extremity injury, surgery, visual or vestibular condition that would affect balance
  • Systemic illness that could have an adverse effect on balance
  • Local infection, injury or other malignancy affecting the lower extremity
  • any unstable joints of the lower extremity
  • Any Spinal manipulation within 48 hours
  • Prescription or herbal muscle stimulants, relaxants, etc. that could affect balance
  • Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00521469


Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan College of Chiropractic
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rodger Tepe, PhD Logan College of Chiropractic
  More Information

Responsible Party: Rodger Tepe, PhD, Logan College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00521469     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RD0750805694
First Submitted: August 24, 2007
First Posted: August 28, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2008
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
Disequilibrium
Spinal Manipulation
Postural control