Changes in Abdominal Muscles Performance in Postpartum Women.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03425916|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : February 8, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 8, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Recti Diastasis Pregnancy Related||Other: Physical therapy intervention|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||196 participants|
|Official Title:||Changes in Abdominal Muscles Performance and Inter-rectus Distance in Postpartum Women: an Ultrasonography and Electromyographic Study.|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 1, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 8, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 15, 2020|
Women after normal, not operative, vaginal one-child delivery
Other: Physical therapy intervention
Primiparous women start a physical therapy intervention in week 6 after normal one-child delivery, based on abdominal and pelvic floor exercises, education and behavior advices. Abdominal muscle condition and activation are measured by transabdominal ultrasound and surface electromiography. This group is going to be examined after treatment and 6 and 12 months after treatment.
Women without any child or pregnancy, age-matched
- Inter-rectus distance (mm) [ Time Frame: 1 day ]Inter-rectus abdominis distance in mm in rest position.
- Cross-sectional area (mm) [ Time Frame: 1 day ]Cross-sectional area of rectus abdominis, external oblique, internal oblique and transversus abdominis in rest position.
- Neuromuscular activity (mV) [ Time Frame: 1 day ]Neuromuscular activity (mV) of rectus abdominis, external oblique and internal oblique + transversus abdominis in rest position.
- Inter-rectus distance (mm) during an hypopressive exercise [ Time Frame: 1 day ]Inter-rectus distance (mm) during an hypopressive exercise performance in supine position.
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|Contact: Beatriz Arranz, MScfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Maria Torres, PhD||918854828 ext email@example.com|
|Beatriz Arranz Martin||Recruiting|
|Alcalá De Henares, Madrid, Spain, 28805|
|Contact: Beatriz Arranz, MSc +34616812005 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Maria Torres, PhD 918854828 ext 4828 email@example.com|
|Study Director:||Maria Torres, PhD||University of Alcala|