Effect of Manipulation of the Ankle Joint on Gait
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01787721|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Unable to recruit more than 2 subjects)
First Posted : February 11, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 23, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Gait||Procedure: Ankle manipulation Other: Sham manipulation|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||2 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Effect of Manipulation of the Tibiotalar Joint on Gait|
|Study Start Date :||February 2013|
|Primary Completion Date :||December 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2014|
Experimental: Ankle manipulation
Treatment will consist of manipulation of the tibiotalar joint intended to produce anterior to posterior glide of the tibia on the talus
|Procedure: Ankle manipulation|
Sham Comparator: Sham manipulation
Sham manipulative procedure of the tibiotalar joint.
|Other: Sham manipulation|
- Change in self-selected walking speed [ Time Frame: Day 1 and 6 weeks ]Subjects will pick the speed they want to walk on the treadmill but will be blinded to their choice. The actual speed chosen will be recorded.
- Change in side-to-side difference in stance phase [ Time Frame: Day 1 and 6 weeks ]Measurement of the change in the difference in single stance phase between the left foot and right foot.
- Change in difference in step length from side-to-side [ Time Frame: Day 1 and 6 weeks ]Measurement of the change in the difference in step length between the left foot and right foot
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01787721
|United States, Connecticut|
|University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic Human Performance Laboratory|
|Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, 06604|
|Principal Investigator:||Stephen M Perle, DC, MS||University of Bridgeport|