Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises in Patients With Scapular Dyskinesis and Cervicalgia
|Scapular Dyskinesis Cervicalgia||Other: Global Postural Reeducation Group Other: Segmental Exercises Group||Phase 1|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises on Function, Pain, and Quality of Life of Patients With Scapular Dyskinesis and Cervicalgia: A Randomized Clinical Study|
- Function of the upper extremity [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire was used to measure function of the upper extremity, where 0 corresponded to "no disability" and 100 corresponded to "most severe disability".
- Pain severity [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]The Visual Analogical Scale (VAS) was used to measure pain, where the left extremity corresponded to"no pain" and the right extremity, corresponded to"maximum pain".
- Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]The HRQoL was assessed using the Short Form (SF)-12, the abbreviated version of the SF-36, whose score ranges from 0 to 100, and higher scores reflect better quality of life.
- Function of the neck [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]The Neck Disability Index (NDI) was used to measure fuction of the neck, whose score ranges from 0 to 50: disability (0-5); mild disability (5-14); moderate disability (15-24); severe disability (25-34) and totally disabled (35-50).
|Study Start Date:||July 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||February 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Global Postural Reeducation Group
Global Postural Reeducation
Other: Global Postural Reeducation Group
Sessions happened once a week for 10 weeks, lasting 60 minutes each and consisted in manual therapy maneuvers and global postural reeducation treatment.
Active Comparator: Segmental Exercises Group
Other: Segmental Exercises Group
Sessions happened once a week for 10 weeks, lasting 60 minutes each and consisted in segmental exercises (stretching and strengthening) treatment.
Purpose: To assess the effectiveness of global postural reeducation relative to segmental exercises in the treatment of scapular dyskinesis with cervicalgia.
Methods: Participants with scapular dyskinesis and cervicalgia (n = 30) aged 18 to 65 years were randomly assigned to one of two groups: Global Postural Reeducation and Segmental Exercises(stretching and strengthening). Upper extremity was assessed using the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire. Function of the neck was estimated using the Neck Disability Index (NDI). Pain severity was measured using a Visual Analogical Scale. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was assessed using the Short Form (SF)-12. Assessments were conducted at baseline and after 10 weekly sessions (60 minutes each). Significance level was established at 5%.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01568840
|Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo|
|Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 01221-010|