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Effect on Parkinson's Disease After Therapeutic Induction of CranioSacral Integrated Therapy

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Verified July 2016 by Zia, Al Raza
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Zia, Al Raza Identifier:
First received: November 14, 2013
Last updated: July 11, 2016
Last verified: July 2016
We are studying & researching the effect of CranioSacral Integrative therapy on Parkinson's Diseased Patients for 3 months. With a therapeutic induction via manual CranioSacral integrative therapy for 90 minutes per session with a total of 2 session divided equally in a month (biweekly intervention). At the end of 3 months each patient will have total of 9 hours of CranioSacral Integrative therapy induced, we will document the symptoms and shortcomings of the patients at evaluation, before and after therapeutic treatment on a measured scale ranging from 1-10. Finally graphically and statistically measure the quality of change in the symptoms at the end of 3 months and provide executive summary of the research finding, which the investigators expect to be a positive one.

Condition Intervention
Parkinson's Disease Other: biweekly treatment intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect on Parkinson's Disease After Therapeutic Induction of CranioSacral Integrated Therapy

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Further study details as provided by Zia, Al Raza:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • reduction in tremors due to Parkinson's disease in the patient [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Measurement of the tremors and quality of the coordination of the medial leminiscus system on 1-10 (1 being zero tremors and 10 being out of control tremors) scale at the evaluation and at beginning and at the end of each treatment session and in the end will provide a graphical and statistical display in the change in the tremors relative to the therapeutic induction

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of Proprioception [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    will evaluate the patients ability to move within space and time with certain precision and measure it on a scale of 1-10 (1 being very precise with fine motor movement and 10 being out of control fine motor movements)at the time of evaluation and at the beginning and end of each therapeutic treatment and finally document it graphically and statistically, the change in the overall motor movements like walking and quality of gait.

Other Outcome Measures:
  • Overall emotional State and sleep quality [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    will evaluate the overall emotional and sleeping habits on the measurement scale of 1-10 where 1 being emotionally stable and positive with 8 hours of quality sleep and 10 being emotionally unstable and have less than 4 hours of sleep at night and at the end of research will graphically and statistically provide the outcome of the above mentioned measure.

Estimated Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: February 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
CranioSacral manual therapy for parkinson's Other: biweekly treatment intervention


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • must be Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anyone without Parkinson's Disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01989013

Contact: Al Raza, MsT, CST, CRM 2486885920

United States, Michigan
IBR, Inc. Recruiting
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48104
Contact: Al Raza, MsT, CST    248-688-5920   
Principal Investigator: Al Raza, MsT, CST         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Zia, Al Raza
Study Chair: Al Raza, MsT, CST, CRM IBR, Inc.
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Zia, Al Raza Identifier: NCT01989013     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CST001
Study First Received: November 14, 2013
Last Updated: July 11, 2016

Keywords provided by Zia, Al Raza:
Parkinson's disease
Craniosacral therapy
cranial osteopathy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases processed this record on August 22, 2017