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The Effect of Continuous Passive Motion Training on Neuromuscular Adaptation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01988142
First Posted: November 20, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ya-Ju Chang, Chang Gung University
  Purpose
After spinal cord injury (SCI), the muscular property altered due to the immobilization adaptation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of remobilization with continuous passive exercise on the adapted paralyzed muscle properties after SCI.

Condition Intervention
Spinal Cord Injury(SCI) Procedure: Ankle continuous passive motion machine.

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Ya-Ju Chang, Chang Gung University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle tone tests [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1, 2,3, and 4 months. ]
    Measure of changes in Hypertonia measured by Modified Ashworth Scale (MAS) and Patient Reported Impact of Spasticity Measure (PPSIM).

  • Fatigue index of muscle [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1, 2,3, and 4 months. ]
    Measure of changes in Fatigue index of soleus and tibialis anterior (TA) muscles.


Enrollment: 7
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: SCI Procedure: Ankle continuous passive motion machine.
A rehabilitation program of machine driven passive stretch.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of chronic spinal cord injury
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01988142


Locations
Taiwan
Chang Gung University
Taoyuan, Taiwan, 333
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chang Gung University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ya-Ju Chang, Associate Professor, Chang Gung University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01988142     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 95-0973B
First Submitted: November 7, 2013
First Posted: November 20, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

Keywords provided by Ya-Ju Chang, Chang Gung University:
Spinal Cord Injury
Passive motion
Fatigue index
Hypertonia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Wounds and Injuries