Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
27/09/2011
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

Dr Karen Barker

ORCID ID

Contact details

Physiotherapy Dept
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Windmill Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7LD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1865 227662
karen.barker@noc.anglox.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0176127672

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

What is the patients' perception of the barrier to kneeling post operatively? Is there a relationship between the scar position and kneeling ability? What anatomical structure is knelt on post operatively? Can a one-off physiotherapy intervention improve patients' kneeling ability?

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

Surgery: Knee replacement

Intervention

Post operative follow up patients who agree to take part within the study will complete a questionnaire about kneeling at 6 weeks post op and 12 months post op.
Half will receive the intervention at 6 weeks. The intervention is advice on kneeling techniques.
The other half will receive the intervention at 12 months and the results will be compared.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Change in kneeling questionnaire and in Oxford knee score.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2003

Overall trial end date

31/08/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

50 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2003

Recruitment end date

31/08/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Physiotherapy Dept
Oxford
OX3 7LD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

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

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Oxford Radcliffe 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

2008 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18635671

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Jenkins C, Barker KL, Pandit H, Dodd CA, Murray DW, After partial knee replacement, patients can kneel, but they need to be taught to do so: a single-blind randomized controlled trial., Phys Ther, 2008, 88, 9, 1012-1021, doi: 10.2522/ptj.20070374.

Additional files

Editorial Notes