Exercise in the Physiotherapy Management of Shoulder Impingement (EaSI)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01691157|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2012 by Dr Joseph G McVeigh, University of Ulster.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 24, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Subacromial Impingement Syndrome||Other: Evidence based exercise protocol Other: Usual physiotherapy without exercise||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||94 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||The Effectiveness of Exercise in the Physiotherapy Management of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome|
|Study Start Date :||September 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 2013|
Active Comparator: Usual physiotherapy without exercise
Will receive 6 sessions of modified usual physiotherapy care that can consist of any physiotherapeutic modalities normally provided except exercise. this may consist of postural advice, taping, electrotherapy, acupuncture, manual joint mobilizations of the shoulder, cervical or thoracic spine.
Other: Usual physiotherapy without exercise
Will receive modified usual physiotherapy care that can consist of any physiotherapeutic modalities normally provided except exercise. this may consist of postural advice, taping, electrotherapy, acupuncture, manual joint mobilizations of the shoulder, cervical or thoracic spine.
Other Name: Usual care
Will receive an evidence based exercise protocol but no other physiotherapeutic modalities
Other: Evidence based exercise protocol
An evidence based graduated exercise rehabilitation protocol will be provided and supervised by a physiotherapist. patients will receive 6 sessions of supervised physiotherapy
- change from baseline in average pain scores at rest and at night using 100mm visual analogue scale (VAS). [ Time Frame: Outcomes measured at 0, 6 and 12 weeks ]Primary outcome measure: Average pain scores at rest and at night for the week prior to measurement will be recorded using a 100mm visual analogue scale (VAS). The change in pain scores at 6 and 12 weeks from baseline will be measured.
- Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index (WORC [ Time Frame: 0, 6 and 12 weeks ]Secondary outcome measures will focus on function, disability and quality of life, consisting of a combination of generic, region specific and disease-specific health questionnaires. The change in scores from baseline will be measured.
- The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons function score. [ Time Frame: 0. 6 and 12 weeks ]Limb specific outcome measure
- SF-36 Health Survey • SF-36 Health Survey [ Time Frame: 0, 6 and 12 weeks ]Generic measure of health status
- Isometric strength and range of movement of shoulder flexion, abduction, external rotation and internal rotation using a hand held dynamometer. [ Time Frame: 0, 6 and 12 weeks ]objective measures of strength and ROM
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01691157
|Contact: Catherine E Hanratty, BSc Hons||0044 2890 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Joseph G McVeigh, BSc Hons||0044 2890 email@example.com|
|Musgrave Park Hospital||Recruiting|
|Belfast, N.Ireland, United Kingdom, BT9 7JB|
|Contact: Ingrid Traynor, Physio 0044289090 ext 2078 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|The Waveney Hospital||Recruiting|
|Ballymena, N.I, United Kingdom|
|Contact: Colin Brennan, physio 00442870347853 email@example.com|
|Robinson Memorial Hospital||Recruiting|
|Ballymoney, N.I, United Kingdom, BT53 6HB|
|Contact: Colin Brennan, Physio 00442870347853 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|The Fort Centre, Physiotherapy Department||Recruiting|
|Coleraine, N.I, United Kingdom|
|Contact: Colin Brennan, Physio 00442870347853 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Joseph G McVeigh, BSc Hons||University of Ulster|