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The Improved Ballet Shoe: a Study on the Effect of an Orthosis on Pain During Dancing on Pointe Shoes

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03397927
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (No response to EC questions were given)
First Posted : January 12, 2018
Last Update Posted : January 12, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maastricht University Medical Center

Brief Summary:

An orthosis in the ballet shoe to see if pain reduction during dancing on pointes will decrease.

One group of pre-preprofessional ballet dancers will receive an orthosis and will train during four weeks with it. The other group without a orthosis will be the control group.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ballet Dancers Device: orthosis Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Improved Ballet Shoe: a Study on the Effect of an Orthosis on Pain During Dancing on Pointe Shoes
Study Start Date : February 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: orthosis Device: orthosis



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. VAS-score [ Time Frame: four weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. lower extremities muscle ratio [ Time Frame: four weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • girls on preprofessional ballet schools with a minimum of 30 minutes professional training a week;
  • 12 to 18 years old
  • pain during dancing on pointes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • experience with wearing a orthosis in their ballet shoe

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Locations
Netherlands
Maastricht UMC
Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands, 6229
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maastricht University Medical Center

Responsible Party: Maastricht University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03397927     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 133057
First Posted: January 12, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2018
Last Verified: January 2014

Keywords provided by Maastricht University Medical Center:
ballet shoe
orthosis
pain