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Thai Traditional Massage Increases Biochemical Marker of Bone Formation in Postmenopausal Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01627028
First Posted: June 25, 2012
Last Update Posted: June 25, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahidol University
  Purpose
To investigate the skeletal effect of Thai traditional massage by examining the changes in biochemical markers of bone turnover.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoporosis Procedure: Thai traditional massage Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Thai Traditional Massage Increases Biochemical Marker of Bone Formation in Postmenopausal Women: a Randomized Crossover Trial

Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Procedure: Thai traditional massage
    two hours of Thai traditional massage twice a week for 4 weeks
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
community sampling
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal women

EXclusion Criteria:

  • History of hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and cancer
  • glucocorticoid or medication for osteoporosis
  • Swelling joints
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Thailand
Ramathibodi Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand, 10400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01627028     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ID 10-53-28
First Submitted: June 21, 2012
First Posted: June 25, 2012
Last Update Posted: June 25, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Thai traditional massage
Bone formation
Bone resorption

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases