Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
29/01/2015
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Ms Gail Ferrier

ORCID ID

Contact details

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Cumberland Infirmary
Carlisle
CA2 7HY
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0055166069

Study information

Scientific title

The use of topical glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) for the treatment of plantar fasciitis: a prospective double-blinded randomised trial

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does the use of a topical GTN patch used with pressure relieving insoles and stretching exercises improve the symptoms of plantar fasciitis (heel pain) compared with current treatments?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Double blinded randomised trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Muskuloskeletal Diseases: Plantar fasciitis

Intervention

One group will receive pressure relieving insoles and GTN patches, the other will receive pressure relieving insoles and placebo patches. Both groups will be instructed as to the use of the patches.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Topical glyceryl trinitrate

Primary outcome measures

Subjective, using questionnaires with visual analogue pain score

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/08/2005

Overall trial end date

30/07/2008

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

2 groups of 40 patients with chronic heel pain.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

80

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/08/2005

Recruitment end date

30/07/2008

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Carlisle
CA2 7HY
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

North Cumbria Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes