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Ultrasound Assessment During Exercise (Redcord RUSI)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01015846
First Posted: November 18, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2009
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Information provided by:
University of Virginia
  Purpose
This study evaluates the ability of the transverse abdominis (TrA) to contract during and after two different types of exercise - either sling based exercise or traditional core stability exercise. The TrA is measured by real time ultrasound imaging. The investigators hypothesized that the sling based exercise would activate the TrA to a greater degree and that there would be a greater activation after the exercise.

Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain Other: Exercise Other: Core stability exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Assessment of Transverse Abdominis Muscle Function Associated With Stabilization Exercises in Low Back Pain Patients

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Further study details as provided by University of Virginia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • TrA activation ratio measured by RUSI [ Time Frame: Pre - during - post exercise during a single day ]

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intervention Other: Exercise
Redcord (sling exercise) and traditional exercise
Active Comparator: Core stability exercise
Traditional core stability exercise
Other: Core stability exercise
Traditional core stability exercise

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Low back pain with stabilization classification

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Fractures, neurological condition
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01015846


Locations
United States, Virginia
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22908
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Virginia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Susan Saliba University of Virginia
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Susan Saliba, University of Virginia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01015846     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14046
First Submitted: September 28, 2009
First Posted: November 18, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009

Keywords provided by University of Virginia:
Core
Redcord
RUSI
low back

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms