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Effect of THAI Traditional Massage on Bone Markers

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Mahidol University Identifier:
First received: August 6, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2008
History: No changes posted
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.

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

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00730600

Ramathibodi Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand, 10400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
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 Identifier: NCT00730600     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ID 02-50-30
Study First Received: August 6, 2008
Last Updated: August 6, 2008

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Resorption
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017