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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00521469
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 28, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 17, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
To determine the effects of instrument-applied chiropractic manipulative therapy (CMT) on postural control.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Disequilibrium Device: Pro Adjuster Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
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
Study Start Date : March 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2008






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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

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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

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

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