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The Effects of Cervical Spine Manipulation On Postural Control

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00524654
First Posted: September 3, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2008
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Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to test the effect of high velocity low amplitude (HVLA) chiropractic cervical manipulation on the patient's postural control as measured by a force plate.

Condition Intervention Phase
Posture Procedure: HVLA chiropractic manipulation Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students
  • Normal healthy adults

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous or ongoing foot, ankle, or hip problems
  • Experiencing vertigo, visual difficulties and other disorders that would make it difficult to balance for a set period of time.
  • Anyone with high risk for injury due to cervical manipulation
  • Anyone with training in areas of activity that require superior balance
  • Body mass index over 30
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00524654


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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00524654     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SR0411060017
First Submitted: August 31, 2007
First Posted: September 3, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Keywords provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:
To determine the effects of cervical spine manipulation on postural control.