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PSU Lumbar Support for Prevention of Low Back Pain in Rubber Tapper

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01017588
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 20, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 15, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University

Brief Summary:
This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of lumbar support for low back pain prevention in rubber tapper. The investigators will randomized the participants(rubber tapper) into 2 groups;lumbar support and no support.The participant will be instructed for brace use. The sample size required are 200 subjects with 100 in each group. The subject will be evaluated every 3 month for the incidence of low back pain and quality of life after using the support.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Low Back Pain Device: PSU lumbar back support Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Lumbar Support for Low Back Pain Prevention in Rubber Tapper
Study Start Date : January 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: back exercise
strengthening back exercise
Device: PSU lumbar back support
wear PSU back supprt during doing rubber tapper




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. incidence of low back pain [ Time Frame: 6 month, 1 and 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Roland Moris score [ Time Frame: 6 month, 1 and 2 years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current rubber tapper

Exclusion Criteria:

  • underlying rheumatologic condition
  • previous significant low back pain
  • previous back surgery

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Locations
Thailand
Prince of Songkla University
Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, 90110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Prince of Songkla University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, MD.,Ph.D. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand

Responsible Party: Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Prince of Songkla University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01017588     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EC52-200-11-4-2
First Posted: November 20, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, Prince of Songkla University:
lumbar support
rubber tapper

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