Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
15/07/2002
Date assigned
15/07/2002
Last edited
27/01/2009
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

Professor P Maddison

ORCID ID

Contact details

Rheumatology
Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
Upper Borough Walls
Bath
BA1 1RL
United Kingdom
peter.maddison@nww-tr.wales.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

M0107

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

Intervention

Patients were randomly assigned to hydrotherapy, seated immersion, land exercise or progressive relaxation. Patients attended 30-min sessions twice weekly for 4 weeks. Physical and psychological measures were completed before and after intervention and at 3 month follow-up.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1994

Overall trial end date

31/12/1994

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with RA who met Steinbrocker's functional class I, II or III on stable drug therapy during the previous 3 months

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Added May 2008: 139 participants

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/1994

Recruitment end date

31/12/1994

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Rheumatology
Bath
BA1 1RL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC) (UK)

Sponsor details

Copeman House
St Mary's Court
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TD
United Kingdom
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info@arc.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.arc.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Arthritis Research Campaign (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (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

1996 results on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8971230

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Hall J, Skevington SM, Maddison PJ, Chapman K, A randomized and controlled trial of hydrotherapy in rheumatoid arthritis., Arthritis Care Res, 1996, 9, 3, 206-215.

Additional files

Editorial Notes