Effectiveness of 'Functional Range Conditioning' in Treating Patients With Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03456050|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 7, 2018
Last Update Posted : December 6, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Low Back Pain||Behavioral: FRC exercise Behavioral: Conventional Exercise||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of a New Therapeutic Technique 'Functional Range Conditioning' in Treating Patients With Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain|
|Actual Study Start Date :||March 15, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 1, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 1, 2019|
Experimental: FRC group
This group will receive FRC exercise.
Behavioral: FRC exercise
The program will consist of hip joint controlled articular rotations (CARs) in standing position for 3 - 5 repetitions. Then, the participant will sit on the floor in what is called 90/90 position which is sitting in hip and flexion in 90 degrees for both the lead (front) and trail (side) leg. The participant will perform a Progressive and regressive angular isometric loadings (PAILs and RAILs) for the trail leg to increase the range of internal rotation, the contraction will be performed three times and the holding of the position will be for two minutes. After expanding the range, the participant will perform Progressive and regressive angular loadings (PALs and RALs) isometric contractions in form of a passive range hold for internal rotation and abduction, for 3 - 5 times.
Experimental: Conventional treatment
This group will receive conventional exercise.
Behavioral: Conventional Exercise
The conventional training program in this study will be the routine training for increasing the hip rotation. By screening the scientific literature, the conventional training found to consists of static stretching and strengthening using body weight and/or a band and the time of holding a stretch is about 30 seconds. For that the flexibility exercise will consist of progressive stretching from a prone position (leg fall in a stretch), the participant will perform 3 - 5 repetitions with 30 seconds hold or as tolerated. The strengthening exercise consists of hip abduction (hip opening) using a band or ankle weight from side lying for 10 - 12 repetitions 3 times.
- Passive range of motion (Hip internal rotation) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline passive hip internal range of motion at 8 weeks ]It will be measured using digital inclinometer
- Strength of the hip abductors (gluteus medius) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline hip abductors strength at 8 weeks ]Strength of the hip abductors will be measured using hand held dynamometer or isokinetic dynamometry,
- Pain Intensitiy [ Time Frame: Change from baseline pain intensity at 8 weeks ]Pain intensity will be assessed using visual analog scale (VAS) (0 - 10 cm with 0 indicates no pain and 10 indicates the worst pain).
- Functional disability [ Time Frame: Change from baseline functional disability at 8 weeks ]Functional disability will be assessed using Oswestry disability index. Each item in the questionnaire is scored on a 0-5 scale with zero indicating the least amount of disability and the 5 indicating most severe disability.The scores for total items answered are summed, and multiplied by two to get the index (range 0 to 100). Zero indicates no disability and 100 indicates maximum possible disability.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03456050
|Contact: reem alattallah, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|King Saud University||Recruiting|
|Riyad, Saudi Arabia|
|Contact: reem Alattallah, bachelor 0555999302 email@example.com|
|Study Director:||ahmed alghadir, PHD||King Saud University|