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Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Kinetics

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tamara Reid Bush, Michigan State University Identifier:
First received: June 16, 2011
Last updated: November 30, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
Back pain affects the majority of the population at some time. Currently there are no published and scientifically accepted objective measures to support manual medicine diagnostic and treatment techniques for back pain. The purpose of this project is to collect and evaluate objective (pressure and motion) data from standard clinical diagnostic tests.

Cervical Spine

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Michigan State University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Feasibility of obtaining force data during clinical assessment [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Assessment of force sensing equipment while conducting clinical diagnoses

Enrollment: 41
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Pain free
No pain in the cervical spine
Pain of 3 or greater on a VAS scale for the cervical spine


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
HEalthy and no pain in cervical spine Pain of 3 or greater in cervical spine

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HEalthy and no pain in cervical spine
  • Pain of 3 or greater in cervical spine

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pain of less than 3 in the cervical spine region
  • pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01376687

United States, Michigan
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 48824
Sponsors and Collaborators
Michigan State University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tamara Reid Bush, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University Identifier: NCT01376687     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OMMGLOVE
Study First Received: June 16, 2011
Last Updated: November 30, 2011

Keywords provided by Michigan State University:
Osteopathic Medicine
Cervical Spine
Kinetics processed this record on April 27, 2017