Massage for Low Back Pain in Nursing Staff (Massage)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01315197|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Low Back Pain||Other: Massage||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||18 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Application of Massage for Low Back Pain in Nursing Staff|
|Study Start Date :||October 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2010|
The massage Anma has Japanese origin and a protocol was used with smoothing, kneading and pressure points on the bladder meridian.
Massage Anmá: 7-8 sessions, twice per week, kneading and pressure points on the bladder meridian
- Application of Massage for Low Back Pain in Nursing Staff [ Time Frame: two months ]Effectiveness of massage in alleviating lower back pain through response to 2 questionnaires (Functional Assessment of Oswestry and Risk Assessment in Movement and Transfer Scale) and the Numeric Pain Scale.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01315197
|Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo|
|São Paulo, SP, Brazil|
|Principal Investigator:||Talita P Borges||University of São Paulo|