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Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Responses to Specific Chiropractic Adjustments

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00632164
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 10, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 10, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
A study to determine if a chiropractic adjustment in the cervical spine will effect the parasympathetics and a chiropractic adjustment in the thoracic spine will effect the sympathetics.

Condition or disease
Autonomic Nervous System

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Responses to Specific Chiropractic Adjustments of Subluxation of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine
Study Start Date : January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Chiropractic
U.S. FDA Resources

Group/Cohort
1
Cervical adjustments
2
Thoracic adjustments



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate, Heart Rate Variability


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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Random ages 25-55 asymptomatic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 25-55, asymptomatic

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HBP, heart condition

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Locations
United States, South Carolina
Sherman College
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, 29304
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Arlene R Welch, BS, DC Sherman College

Responsible Party: Dr. Arlene Welch, SHerman College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00632164     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-Welch
First Posted: March 10, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2008
Last Verified: February 2008