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Logan Basic During Pregnancy on Labor and Childbirth

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2008 by Logan College of Chiropractic.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Logan College of Chiropractic Identifier:
First received: August 21, 2008
Last updated: August 22, 2008
Last verified: August 2008
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 Intervention Phase
Procedure: Logan Basic
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: 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?

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Further study details as provided by Logan College of Chiropractic:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Experimental
Logan Basic chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy.
Procedure: Logan Basic
Logan Basic chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy.

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.

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

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 identifier: NCT00740350

Contact: Patrick Montgomery, DC 636-230-2100 ext 1931

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

Responsible Party: Patrick Montgomery, DC, Logan University, College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT00740350     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SR0627080139
Study First Received: August 21, 2008
Last Updated: August 22, 2008 processed this record on May 23, 2017