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Logan Basic During Pregnancy on Labor and Childbirth

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00740350
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2008 by Logan College of Chiropractic.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 25, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if women who have chiropractic care, according to the Logan Basic Protocol for adjusting, during pregnancy have an easier, shorter labor and delivery as compared to women who haven't had chiropractic care during pregnancy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pregnancy Procedure: Logan Basic Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
This study will be designed to test if the Logan Basic Technique system of adjusting pregnant women can reduce labor time and increase the ease of labor and delivery as compared to the labor times reported by Kilpatrick and Laros in the obstetric literature. It is proposed that women who have regular chiropractic care throughout pregnancy or at least for the third trimester will have an easier labor and delivery as well as a shorter labor time than is reported in the literature.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Does the Logan Basic Protocol for Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy Reduce Labor Time and Increase the Ease of Labor and Childbirth?
Study Start Date : March 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Experimental
Logan Basic chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy.
Procedure: Logan Basic
Logan Basic chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post delivery interview/questionnaire [ Time Frame: 2 weeks post delivery ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 20-24 weeks pregnant
  • enrolled in a separate pre-natal care protocol with an outside provider
  • a Logan College Student or member of the family of a Logan Student ("family" as defined by CCE designation)

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00740350


Contacts
Contact: Patrick Montgomery, DC 636-230-2100 ext 1931 patrick.montgomery@logan.edu

Locations
United States, Missouri
Logan University, College of Chiropractic Recruiting
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States, 63017
Sponsors and Collaborators
Logan College of Chiropractic

Responsible Party: Patrick Montgomery, DC, Logan University, College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00740350     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SR0627080139
First Posted: August 25, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008