The Effects of Connective Tissue Massage and Lifestyle Modifications in Adolescents Tension Type Headache
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02549300|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2015 by Emine BARAN, Hacettepe University.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 15, 2015
Last Update Posted : September 15, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Headache Disorders, Primary||Other: Connective tissue massage||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Konnektif Doku Masajı ve Yaşam Stili Modifikasyonlarının Adölesanlarda Gerilim Tipi Baş Ağrısına Etkisi|
|Study Start Date :||April 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2016|
No Intervention: Control Group
15 patients will be included in control group. Control group will just receive advices about life style modifications, such as teaching good postural habits, using right glasses, not smoking, regular and quality sleep habits.
Experimental: Study Group
15 patients will be included in study group. Study group will be treated with connective tissue massage in addition to life style modifications (such as teaching good postural habits, using right glasses, not smoking, regular and quality sleep habits.). Connective tissue massage will be applied 5 times a week, totally 20 sessions in a month. Each session lasts approximately 20-30 minutes. Connective tissue massage will be applied on basic part, lower thoracic, scapular, inter scapular and neck regions.
Other: Connective tissue massage
It is a manual reflex therapy in that it is applied with the therapist's hands which are in contact with the patient's skin. The assessment of the patient and the clinical decision-making that directs treatment is based on a theoretical model that assumes a reflex effect on the autonomic nervous system which is induced by manipulating the fascial layers within and beneath the skin.
Other Name: connective tissue manipulation
- Pain Severity [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in pain severity at four weeks ]Pain severity will be measured with McGill Short Form Pain Questionnaire
- Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (Turkish version of the questionnaire) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in questionnaire at four weeks ]
- Range of motion [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in range of motion at four weeks ]Cervical range of motion will be measured with an inclinometer.
- Pressure pain threshold [ Time Frame: Change from baseline in pressure pain threshold measurement at four weeks ]Pressure pain thresholds will be measured at the dorsum of the second finger (middle phalanx) and at the anterior part of the temporal muscle, where palpation had revealed it to be most prominent.
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|Hacettepe University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation||Recruiting|
|Ankara, Samanpazarı, Turkey, 06100|
|Contact: Emine Baran, PT +903123052533 ext 173 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Türkan Akbayrak, Prof.Dr.||Hacettepe University|