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Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly

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 December 2010 by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01265134
First Posted: December 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 3, 2011
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Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to measure the ability of balance controlling and test the evaluation of clinical trials with different arch insoles. The investigators want to find out the difference and efficacy of arch insoles in the dynamic postural control for the elderly.

Condition
Balance; Distorted

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Efficacy of Arch Insoles in the Dynamic Postural Control for the Elderly

Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: October 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2011
Groups/Cohorts
Experimental Group
the healthy elders
Control Group
the elders who have fallen once

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
the elders
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • no cognition problem. (mini-mental state examination [MMSE] > 23)
  • no sensory or motor problem
  • no use drugs about balance control
  • lower extremity without any traumatic injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cognition impairment
  • with specific neurological deficits resulting from neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders or spinal stenosis
  • use drugs about balance control
  • total joint arthroplasty
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01265134


Locations
Taiwan
Taipei Medical University - Wanfang Hospital
Taipe, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Chi-Hsien Chen Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Chi-Hsien Chen, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University- Wan fang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01265134     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99063
First Submitted: December 21, 2010
First Posted: December 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 3, 2011
Last Verified: December 2010

Keywords provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:
the elders
falling
loss balance