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Logan Basic Technique Measured by Surface Electromyography (EMG)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Brian Snyder, DC, Logan College of Chiropractic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00728572
First received: August 1, 2008
Last updated: September 14, 2016
Last verified: September 2016

August 1, 2008
September 14, 2016
July 2008
November 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Surface EMG [ Time Frame: 15 minute sEMG: 5 mins before, 5 mins during and 5 mins after intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Logan Basic Technique Measured by Surface Electromyography (EMG)
The Effect of Logan Basic Technique Apex Contact Adjustment on the Motor Recruitment Pattern in the Erector Spinae.
The purpose of this investigation is to determine the effect of Logan Basic Technique apex contact adjustment (LBT); on the motor recruitment pattern in the erector spinae group via surface EMG.
LBT is a low force adjusting technique that focuses on the foundation segment of the spine, the sacrum, with application of contact on the sacrotuberous ligament which relieves fatigued and strained muscles, particularly intrinsic muscles of the back. Surface electromyography (EMG) is a method of analyzing the activity level of superficial muscles. It is convenient and advantageous when studying muscle relaxation which occurs in biofeedback studies
Interventional
Phase 1
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Spinal Manipulation
  • Procedure: Logan Basic Technique and Surface EMG
    Participant will receive a brief Basic Technique and Surface EMG examination and Basic Technique treatment.
  • Other: Surface EMG
    Surface EMG only, no intervention
  • Procedure: Logan Basic Technique Sham
    Participants will receive a sham Basic Technique treatment, not indicated by examination.
  • Experimental: Experimental
    Participant will receive a brief exam, a Basic Technique apex contact adjustment and Surface EMG.
    Interventions:
    • Procedure: Logan Basic Technique and Surface EMG
    • Other: Surface EMG
  • Sham Comparator: Sham
    Participants will receive a sham Basic Technique adjustment (an adjacent contact not indicated by examination)and surface EMG.
    Interventions:
    • Other: Surface EMG
    • Procedure: Logan Basic Technique Sham
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Completed
45
July 2009
November 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students in trimesters 1 - 3.
  • Naive to the Logan Basic Technique adjusting protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Students in trimesters 4 - 10.
  • Pregnant females or females who can possibly be pregnant.
Both
18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Yes
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United States
 
NCT00728572
SR0331080126
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Brian Snyder, DC, Logan College of Chiropractic
Logan College of Chiropractic
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Logan College of Chiropractic
September 2016

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