Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
20/04/2015
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 Julia Atkins

ORCID ID

Contact details

Capel Cillia
Pump Lane North
Marlow
Marlow
SL7 3RD
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0105152879

Study information

Scientific title

Evaluating the effect of therapeutic massage in side-to-side weight-bearing symmetry in subjects with lower back pain

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Whether therapeutic massage has a significant improvement in side-to-side weight-bearing symmetry in subjects with lower back pain.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Single blind study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal Diseases: Lower back pain

Intervention

The trial is randomised by using randomised permutations to assign the research participants to either therapeutic or non-therapeutic group at the end of Stage A. Two types of massage are used: therapeutic versus non-therapeutic.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Evaluate whether there is a significant change in side-to-side weight bearing symmetry after massage, by using the t-test

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/05/2004

Overall trial end date

01/09/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

6 participants aged 20-65 years old

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

6

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/05/2004

Recruitment end date

01/09/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Capel Cillia
Marlow
SL7 3RD
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

Government

Funder name

Thames Valley Primary Care Research Partnership, University College Of London (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