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Effectiveness of Global Postural Reeducation in Patients With Chronic Symptomatic Lumbar Disc Herniation

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2010 by Universidade Gama Filho.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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First received: November 8, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2010
History: No changes posted
Slipped disc is the rupture of the fibrous ring, with subsequent displacement of the nucleus pulposus in intervertebral spaces, which may cause compression of nerve structures. It is estimated that 2-3% of the population have taken with this process, whose prevalence is 4.8% in men and 2.5% in women over 35 years. Thus, the purpose of this study is to verify the effectiveness of global postural reeducation in patients diagnosed with chronic symptomatic lumbar disc herniation with the application of a randomized controlled trial. Will be measured pain, disability and functional flexibility.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lumbar Disc Herniation.
Other: Global postural reeducation
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Global Postural Reeducation in Patients With Chronic Symptomatic Lumbar Disc Herniation

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Further study details as provided by Universidade Gama Filho:

Study Start Date: January 2011
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Lifestyle counseling Other: Global postural reeducation


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients diagnosed with chronic symptomatic lumbar disc herniation

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients who work with severe overloading of the spine, patients with central neurological pathology, wheelchair users, patients who use bracing and support those who submit two consecutive absences to the treatment

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01236924

Gama Filho University
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Gama Filho
  More Information Identifier: NCT01236924     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 112.2010 
Study First Received: November 8, 2010
Last Updated: November 8, 2010
Health Authority: Brazil: National Health Council

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intervertebral Disc Displacement
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on October 25, 2016