Short-Term Effects of Combined Manual Therapy to the Cervical and Thoracic Spine
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01318720|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 18, 2011
Last Update Posted : April 7, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Neck Pain||Other: Manual Therapy||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||64 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Short-Term Combined Effects of Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation and Cervical Spine Non-Thrust Manipulation in Patients With Mechanical Neck Pain: A RCT|
|Study Start Date :||November 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2012|
The experimental group is receiving thoracic spine thrust manipulation and cervical spine non-thrust manipulation.
Other: Manual Therapy
Thrust manipulation is a type of manual therapy that clinicians apply using a high-velocity, low-amplitude thrust directed at a joint(s)
- Neck Disability Index (NDI) [ Time Frame: Short-term outcome 1 week ]Neck Disability Index (NDI) is a disease-specific outcome measure specifically used in patients with neck pain. The NDI has been shown to be reliable and valid in individuals with mechanical neck pain.
- Global Rating of Change (GROC) [ Time Frame: Short-term outcome 1 week ]The Global Rating of Change is a outcome measure used to assess patient perceived recovery following interventions.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01318720
|United States, New York|
|Long Island University|
|Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11201|
|Masefield Cavallaro Physical Therapy|
|Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11228|
|Principal Investigator:||Michael Masaracchio, PT, DPT, PhD(c), OCS, SCS||Masefield Cavallaro Therapy|