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Effect of THAI Traditional Massage on Bone Markers

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00730600
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 8, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Mahidol University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to explore the skeletal effect of Thai traditional massage by examining the changes in biochemical markers of bone turnover immediately after the massage.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoporosis Procedure: Thai Traditional massage Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Each subject received Thai traditional massage for 2 hours by a single masseuse.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Acute Changes in Biochemical Markers of Bone Resorption and Formation After THAI Traditional Massage
Study Start Date : June 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
1= THAI traditional massage
Procedure: Thai Traditional massage
Thai traditional massage for 2 hours by a single masseuse.
Other Name: Thai massagae



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Biochemical markers of bone resorption; C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (CTx-I) and of bone formation; total procollagen type 1 amino-terminal propeptide (P1NP)level [ Time Frame: 2 hour ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy Thai women aged 20 to 40 years
  • Have been massaged by Thai Traditional massage style

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hyperparathyroidism, Thyrotoxicosis, Diabetes Mellitus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cancer
  • Antiresorptive agent, Teriparatide and Glucocorticoid
  • Swelling Joints

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Locations
Thailand
Ramathibodi Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand, 10400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sunee - Saetung, Msc Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400

Responsible Party: Sunee - Saetung, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00730600     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ID 02-50-30
First Posted: August 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 8, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Thai Traditional massage
Bone Formation
Bone Resorption

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Resorption
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases