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Trial record 38 of 120 for:    fibromyalgia | Recruiting, Not yet recruiting, Available Studies

Effects of Physical Therapy in Pain and Posture of Fibromyalgia Patients

This study is currently recruiting participants.
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Verified May 2016 by Luciana Akemi Matsutani, University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
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Luciana Akemi Matsutani, University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02384603
First received: February 18, 2015
Last updated: May 15, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
  Purpose
The aim of this study is to compare the effects of two physiotherapeutic treatments of fibromyalgia: global postural reeducation associated with cognitive behavioral therapy and segmental muscle stretching exercises associated with cognitive behavioral therapy.

Condition Intervention
Fibromyalgia Other: Global postural reeducation Other: Segmental muscle stretching exercises Other: Cognitive behavioral therapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Two Physiotherapeutic Treatments in Pain and Posture of Fibromyalgia Patients: Randomized Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by Luciana Akemi Matsutani, University of Sao Paulo General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual analogic scale of pain [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • McGill Pain Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Dolorimetry of the 18 tender points [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Survey of Pain Attitudes - brief version [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Body posture evaluation [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Limits of Stability Test (LOS) [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Modified Clinical Test of Sensory Interaction for Balance (CTSIBm) [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Sit-and-Reach Test [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]
  • Narrative interview about self-care [ Time Frame: 11 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: February 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: GPR and CBT
Global postural reeducation associated with cognitive behavioral therapy; 01 session per week for 10 weeks
Other: Global postural reeducation Other: Cognitive behavioral therapy
Active Comparator: SMSE and CBT
Segmental muscle stretching exercises associated with cognitive behavioral therapy; 01 session per week for 10 weeks
Other: Segmental muscle stretching exercises Other: Cognitive behavioral therapy

Detailed Description:
Fibromyalgia is characterized mainly by chronic widespread pain. Segmental muscle stretching therapeutic exercises reduce the shortening of myofascial structures and recover the body flexibility. It is indicated for the treatment of chronic pain caused by osteo-myo-articular dysfunction. The pain behavior may be defined as the adoption of body postures and attitudes that a person communicates his/her pain. In this way, the global postural reeducation - a method of muscles chains stretching exercises - could be an important intervention. In addition, negative thoughts and dysfunctional beliefs are usual in situations of chronic pain, compromising the health recovery process. As part of a pain catastrophizing-related therapeutic approach, physiotherapist may help patients with chronic pain to develop positive, realistic and hope attitudes as based on the cognitive behavioral therapy model.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with fibromyalgia according to the 2010 American College of Rheumatology diagnostic criteria and the presence of at least 11 of 18 tender points.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of joint deformities
  • Independent walking disability
  • Making another physiotherapeutic treatment at the same time.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02384603

Contacts
Contact: Luciana A Matsutani, MSc 55.11.996977507 la.matsutani@usp.br
Contact: Amelia P Marques, PhD 55.11.30918423 pasqual@usp.br

Locations
Brazil
Department of Physical Therapy, Speech and Occupational Therapy, School of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo Recruiting
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 05360-000
Contact: Luciana A Matsutani, MSc    55.11.996977507    la.matsutani@usp.br   
Contact: Amelia P Marques, PhD    55.11.30918423    pasqual@usp.br   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo General Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Luciana A Matsutani, MSc University of Sao Paulo
Study Chair: Amelia P Marques, MSc University of Sao Paulo