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Effects of Myofascial Release on Pain, Disability and Electromyography of Erector Spinae in Chronic Low Back Pain

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Hospital Arnau de Vilanova
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eva Segura Ortí, Cardenal Herrera University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01241071
First received: November 15, 2010
Last updated: August 7, 2017
Last verified: August 2017
November 15, 2010
August 7, 2017
January 2011
December 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Lumbar Pain [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
Short Form McGill Pain Questionnaire. Visual Analogical Scale
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01241071 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Disability [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire
  • Fear Avoidance Beliefs [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    Fear Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire
  • EMG Erector Spinae [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    Electromyography record (MEGAWIN 6000)
  • Lumbar ROM [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    Electrogonyometry Fastrak (Polhemus)
Same as current
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Effects of Myofascial Release on Pain, Disability and Electromyography of Erector Spinae in Chronic Low Back Pain
Effects of a Myofascial Release Protocol on Pain, Disability and Activation Pattern of Erector Spinae in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain
The purpose of this study is to determine whether myofascial release techniques are effective in the improvement of pain, disability and electromyography response of lumbar muscles in patients with chronic low back pain.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Low Back Pain
  • Disability
  • Motor Activity
  • Range of Motion
  • Other: myofascial treatment
    myofascial release techniques of different muscles implicated in low back pain
  • Other: Placebo
    A manual sham intervention will be applied to different muscles implicated in low back pain
  • Experimental: Myofascial treatment
    Myofascial release techniques of different muscles implicated in low back pain
    Intervention: Other: myofascial treatment
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Intervention: Other: Placebo

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
54
March 2013
December 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • low back pain for more than 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • vertebra fractures
  • systemic disease (spondylitis, neoplasia, infectious, vascular, endocrine or metabolic disorders)
  • spinal surgery
  • advanced lumbar instability
  • osteoporosis (in advanced stage)
  • degenerative articular disease
  • acute soft tissue inflammation
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • osteomyelitis
  • neuromuscular disease
  • lower limb musculoskeletal injuries
  • radiculopathy
  • cauda equine syndrome
  • myelopathy
  • stenosis
  • structural spine deformity (kyphoscoliosis...)
  • pregnancy
  • abundant menstruation
  • IUD carrier
  • mental disease
  • dermatologic disease
  • skin sensitivity
  • aneurysma
  • corticosteroids treatment
  • anticoagulant therapy
  • hypertension
  • diabetes
  • hemophilia
  • leucemia
  • rejection to manual contact
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Spain
 
 
NCT01241071
CEU-UCH-88
No
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Eva Segura Ortí, Cardenal Herrera University
Cardenal Herrera University
Hospital Arnau de Vilanova
Study Director: Javier Romero, Dean Health Science Faculty CEU-UCH
Cardenal Herrera University
August 2017

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