Chiropractic Manual Therapy in Infantile Colic

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Professor Jennifer Bolton, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic Identifier:
First received: January 17, 2012
Last updated: January 19, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
Efficacy of chiropractic manual therapy in infants with excessive crying behaviour. Influence of parental bias in reporting crying behaviour.

Condition Intervention
Infantile Colic
Procedure: Manual therapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Anglo-European College of Chiropractic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily crying diary

Study Start Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Chiropractic manual therapy Procedure: Manual therapy


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 8 Weeks
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Excessive crying,
  • infant less than 8weeks of age,
  • born at gestational age 37 weeks or later, otherwise healthy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not accepted for chiropractic care
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01513304

United Kingdom
Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH5 2DF
Sponsors and Collaborators
Professor Jennifer Bolton
  More Information

Responsible Party: Professor Jennifer Bolton, Director of Research, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic Identifier: NCT01513304     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AECCRCT1 
Study First Received: January 17, 2012
Last Updated: January 19, 2012
Health Authority: UK: Local ethics committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Abdominal Pain
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive processed this record on April 27, 2016