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Physiotherapy Program for Cluster Headache (PhyCH)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2015 by AG Clinic.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : June 2, 2015
Last Update Posted : July 31, 2015
Instituto de Investigación Hospital Universitario La Paz
Hospital Universitario La Paz
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AG Clinic

Brief Summary:
This study evaluates the effectiveness of physiotherapy program in the treatment of cluster headaches. Half of participants will receive a program of physiotherapy and usual drugs, while the other will receive an exercise program and usual drugs.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cluster Headache Behavioral: Physiotherapy Other: Home exercise program Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Previous studies have shown positive effects of physical therapy in patients with primary headache.

However, so far no study that assessed the effect of a physiotherapy program combined with regular medication in patients with cluster headache.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 12 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Physiotherapy Program in Patients With Cluster Headache
Study Start Date : April 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2016

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Physiotherapy program
Physiotherapy program and usual drugs
Behavioral: Physiotherapy
A program of physiotherapy including manual therapy, exercise, pain education.
Other Name: Manual Therapy, Physical Therapy

Active Comparator: Home exercise program
Home exercise program and usual drugs
Other: Home exercise program
Home exercise program
Other Name: Therapeutic exercise

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain Scores on the Visual Analog Scale [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cluster headache diagnosed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other types of headaches.
  • Neurostimulator implanted.
  • Other chronic pain processes

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02460003

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Madrid, Spain, 28046
Sponsors and Collaborators
AG Clinic
Instituto de Investigación Hospital Universitario La Paz
Hospital Universitario La Paz
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Study Director: Alfonso Gil-Martínez, Master Hospital Universitario La Paz. AGClinic
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: AG Clinic Identifier: NCT02460003    
Other Study ID Numbers: CH-Physiotherapy
First Posted: June 2, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 31, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Cluster Headache
Neurologic Manifestations
Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases