We are updating the design of this site. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Effect of THAI Traditional Massage on Bone Markers

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00730600
First Posted: August 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 8, 2008
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
Information provided by:
Mahidol University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to explore the skeletal effect of Thai traditional massage by examining the changes in biochemical markers of bone turnover immediately after the massage.

Condition Intervention
Osteoporosis Procedure: Thai Traditional massage

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Acute Changes in Biochemical Markers of Bone Resorption and Formation After THAI Traditional Massage

Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Biochemical markers of bone resorption; C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (CTx-I) and of bone formation; total procollagen type 1 amino-terminal propeptide (P1NP)level [ Time Frame: 2 hour ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: June 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
1= THAI traditional massage
Procedure: Thai Traditional massage
Thai traditional massage for 2 hours by a single masseuse.
Other Name: Thai massagae

Detailed Description:
Each subject received Thai traditional massage for 2 hours by a single masseuse.
  Eligibility

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy Thai women aged 20 to 40 years
  • Have been massaged by Thai Traditional massage style

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hyperparathyroidism, Thyrotoxicosis, Diabetes Mellitus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cancer
  • Antiresorptive agent, Teriparatide and Glucocorticoid
  • Swelling Joints
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00730600


Locations
Thailand
Ramathibodi Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand, 10400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sunee - Saetung, Msc Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sunee - Saetung, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 10400
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00730600     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ID 02-50-30
First Submitted: August 6, 2008
First Posted: August 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 8, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Thai Traditional massage
Bone Formation
Bone Resorption

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Resorption
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases