Kinematics of Lower Limb, Pain and Function of the Women With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Paulo Roberto Garcia Lucareli, University of Nove de Julho
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01804608
First received: February 28, 2013
Last updated: January 22, 2016
Last verified: January 2016
  Purpose
Assess pain, function, trunk and lower limbs kinematic during functional tasks after hip muscle strengthening versus hip muscle strengthening and sensory motor training in lower limbs.

Condition Intervention
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Other: Strength
Other: Sensorimotor

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Kinematics of Lower Limb, Pain and Function of the Women With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Who Underwent Two Types Treatment: Randomized Clinical Trial

Further study details as provided by University of Nove de Julho:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Function and pain intensity [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Muscle strength of the hip and knee muscles [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Three-dimensional kinematics of the trunk and lower limbs during the step down task [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Function and pain intensity [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months after randomization ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2013
Study Completion Date: February 2015
Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Sensorimotor
Sensorimotor, this arm will receive sensorimotor and hip muscle strengthening.
Other: Sensorimotor
Other Name: Sensorimotor, balancing exercises, motor coordination, proprioceptive stimuli.
Active Comparator: Strength
Strength, this arm will receive only hip muscle strengthening.
Other: Strength
Other Name: Hip abductors and lateral rotators and knee extensors strengthening

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sedentary women,
  • previous knee pain last 3 months in at least two of the following activities: sitting for long periods, walk up or down stairs, squat, running and jumping

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lower limb surgery,
  • patella displacement
  • knee instability
  • Heart or locomotor disorders which might influence the evaluation
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Locations
Brazil
Universidade Nove de Julho
Sao Paulo, Brazil, 02020000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nove de Julho
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Paulo Roberto Garcia Lucareli, Professor, University of Nove de Julho
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01804608     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PL001 
Study First Received: February 28, 2013
Last Updated: January 22, 2016
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Somatoform Disorders
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 24, 2016