Effect of Myofascial Release Technique on Reducing Symptoms in Patients With Chronic Disc Protrusion

This study has been completed.
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Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 13, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2011
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to determine whether myofascial release technique are effective in the treatment of low back pain due to lumbar disc herniation.

Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Procedure: Myofascial release technique

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Oswestry Disability Index

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Myofascial release technique Procedure: Myofascial release technique


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • lumbar disc herniation
  • Muscular trriger points
  • independent ambulated patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Neoplasm
  • Lumbar surgery history
  • fracture
  • inflammatory disease
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  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01725516     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 90-01-06-4234 
Study First Received: November 13, 2012
Last Updated: November 13, 2012
Health Authority: Iran: Ethics Committee
Iran: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Low Back Pain
Back Pain
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms

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