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Efficacy of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Older Women With Gonarthrosis (PNF)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02919020
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : September 29, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 29, 2016
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Daniella Araújo de Oliveira
Angélica da Silva Tenório
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thaís Ferreira Lopes Diniz Maia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the effectiveness of the method Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) as physical therapy approach to the reduction of pain and improvement in functional performance and quality of life in women with knee osteoarthritis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Knee Other: Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) Other: Resistance exercise Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Patients will be divided into two groups: group perform proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and other group submit performing resistance exercises.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation About Functional Performance, Pain and Quality of Life in Older Women With Gonarthrosis: Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : September 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF);
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, using the technique of rhythmic initiation and Combination of Isotonic on lower members
Other: Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF)
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, using the technique of rhythmic initiation and Combination of Isotonic on lower members

Experimental: resistance exercise
Resistance exercise to strengthen lower limbs
Other: Resistance exercise
resistance exercise to strengthen lower limbs




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in pain [ Time Frame: "change from baseline in pain 6th - 12th week" ]
    "Pain control diary"

  2. Quality of life [ Time Frame: change from baseline in quality of life 6th-12th week ]
    (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Questionaire - WOMAC"

  3. Functional performance [ Time Frame: Change based on functional performance 6th - 12th week ]
    "30 s -chair stand test"

  4. Quality of life [ Time Frame: Change based on functional performance 6th - 12th week ]
    Medical Outcomes Study 36 - Item Short - Form Health Survey SF-36)

  5. Functional Performance [ Time Frame: Change based on functional performance 6th - 12th week ]
    "Walk Test of 40 meters at a rapid pace

  6. Functional Performance [ Time Frame: "Walk Test of 40 meters at a rapid pace ]
    "Stair climb test"


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain sensitivity threshold [ Time Frame: change from baseline in pain threshold 6th-12th week pressure ]
    "Algometry"

  2. Range of motion [ Time Frame: "change from baseline in the range of knee flexion 6th-12th week" ]
    "Universal Goniometer"



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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women;
  • Age between 60 and 80 years;
  • Clinical diagnosis of Osteoarthritis of knees ;
  • Patients with presence of at least 90 ° range of motion of knee flexion ;
  • Independent ambulation without use of auxiliary devices of the march ;
  • Do not practitioners of physical exercise and physical therapy during the period of participation in the survey

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of other rheumatological and neurological diseases ;
  • orthopedic surgery History in the lower limbs ;
  • Individuals with muscle strength of the lower limbs <3 ;
  • Cognitive impairment or neurological disease that compromises the understanding and implementation of the Protocol (Mini Mental State Examination <18 for the illiterate and <24 for others);
  • Body mass index ≥ 30.0 (obesity , according to the World Health Organization ) .
  • Individuals classified as physical activity level "very active" by the IPAQ (International Physical Activity Questionnaire ) .

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Contacts
Contact: Thaís F Maia (081) 3226-4084 ext +55 thais_maia4@hotmail.com
Contact: Daniella A Oliveira (081) 999929915 ext +55 sabinodaniellaufpe@gmail.com

Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Daniella Araújo de Oliveira
Angélica da Silva Tenório
Investigators
Study Director: Daniella A Oliveira Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Responsible Party: Thaís Ferreira Lopes Diniz Maia, Investigador Principal, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02919020     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ECR2015
First Posted: September 29, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 29, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Thaís Ferreira Lopes Diniz Maia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco:
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF )
resistance exercise

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases