Efficacy of Massage in Stroke Spasticity
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01448980|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 6, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Stroke; Sequelae||Procedure: Thai Traditional Massage (TTM) Procedure: Physical therapy program||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||396 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||The Efficacy of Thai Traditional Massage in Decreasing Spasticity for Elderly With Stroke|
|Study Start Date :||May 2012|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2014|
Active Comparator: Physical therapy
The control group will receive physical therapy 2 time per week for 6 weeks
Procedure: Physical therapy program
Physical therapy program 2 times per week for 6 weeks.
Other Name: Physical therapy
Experimental: Thai Traditional Massage
The experimental group will receive Thai traditional massage program 2 times per week for 6 weeks.
Procedure: Thai Traditional Massage (TTM)
Thai Traditional Massage will receive massage 2 time per week for 6 weeks
Other Name: Thai Traditional Massage
- Modified Ashworth scale (MAS) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]The massage will be considered success if MAS decreased at least 1 level after treatment.
- Modified Barthel index (BI) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Massage will be considered success if BI score increases after treatment.
- Hospital anxiety depression score (HADS) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Massage will be considered success if HADS decreases after treatment.
- Thai Pictorial Quality of Life questionnaire [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Massage will be considered if Thai pictorial QoL score increases after treatment.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01448980
|Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital|
|Bangkok, Thailand, 10700|
|Principal Investigator:||Vilai Kuptniratsaikul, MD||Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University|