Computerized Mobilization of the Cervical Spine Utilizing the Occiflex Device for the Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 7, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 7, 2010
Headway Ltd.
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of the Occiflex device in the treatment of neck pain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Neck Pain Device: Occiflex Device Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: I. Patients with chronic neck pain Device: Occiflex Device
This device is a computerized robotic platform that allows continuous mobilization of the cervical spine in a three dimensional space. The patients undergoes biweekly 20 minute therapeutic session for 6 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety of computerized continuous mobilization of the cervical spine [ Time Frame: one year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of computerized mobilization of treatment of patients with chronic neck pain [ Time Frame: one year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with chronic neck pain: post-whiplash injury, myofacial pain, cervical facet joint disease and idiopathic chronic neck pain

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Cerebral vascular disease
  • Malignancy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cervical disc herniation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01216566

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: Yaron M River, MD    972-4-6304427   
Sub-Investigator: Jill Bracha, PT         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Headway Ltd.

Responsible Party: Yaron River, MD, Dept. of Neurology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01216566     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HYMC-0030-10
First Posted: October 7, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 7, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

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